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Thomes Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Thomas.

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

Similar surnames: Thomen, Tomes, Thomey, Thome, Thomas, Thoms, Thums, Tomek, Romes

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Where is the Thomes family from?

You can see how Thomes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thomes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Thomes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 25 Thomes families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Thomes's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Thomes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thomes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thomes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Thomes. .

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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

  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Thomes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thomes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 876 immigration records available for the last name Thomes. 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 775 military records available for the last name Thomes. For the veterans among your Thomes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thomes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Thomes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Thomes in 1954 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

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