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Thoma Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Thomas . Americanized form of Romanian Hungarian Polish Slovak Croatian and Assyrian/Chaldean Toma . American shortened form of Greek Thomas . Greek: patronymic from the genitive case of the personal name Thomas particularly associated with Cyprus; in Greece this is normally a feminine patronymical form only. Albanian: from the personal name Thoma an equivalent of Thomas .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Thome, Thoms, Thoman, Thuma, Thomae, Thomas, Toma, Thomann, Tuma

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Where is the Thoma family from?

You can see how Thoma families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thoma family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Thoma families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 42 Thoma families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Thoma's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Thoma families in 1911.
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What did your Thoma ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Thoma. 36% of Thoma men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Thoma. 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 Cards

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Thoma. For the veterans among your Thoma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thoma lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Thoma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Thoma in 1952 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

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