Thom Family History

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Thom Name Meaning

Scottish and French: from a short form of Thomas.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Thoms, Tom, Thum, Thome, Thor, Tham, Tome, Thomen, Thomey, Troy

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Thom Family Origin

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Thom Family Occupations

What did your Thom ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Thom. 39% of Thom men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Thom women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thom were Carpenter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Income
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Thom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Thom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Thom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Thom. For the veterans among your Thom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thom Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Thom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Thom in 1945 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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