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Toma Name Meaning

Romanian and Croatian: from the personal name Toma an equivalent of Thomas . Compare Tomas . Italian French Polish Slovak and Hungarian: from a short pet or dialect form of a personal name equivalent to Thomas (Italian Tommaso French Thomas Polish Tomasz Slovak Tomáš Hungarian Tamás). Albanian: from the personal name Tomë (definite form Toma) an equivalent of Thomas . Assyrian/Chaldean: from the personal name Tōmā Syriac equivalent of Thomas . See also Tuma 2 compare Touma Arabic: from a variant of the personal name Tuma 2 ‘Thomas’. Japanese (Tōma): variously written with characters used phonetically; two such combinations are 唐間 ‘Tang Chinese space’ and 當真 ‘appropriate truth’ found mostly in the Ryūkyū Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Tuma, Tome, Tom, Touma, Toda, Toman, Toms, Tyma, Tomac, Tomas

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Where is the Toma family from?

You can see how Toma families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toma family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Toma families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 47 Toma families living in Alberta. This was about 49% of all the recorded Toma's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Toma families in 1911.
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What did your Toma ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Toma. 100% of Toma 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
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Toma. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Toma. For the veterans among your Toma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toma lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Toma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Toma in 1957 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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