Tome Family History

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Tome Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese (Tomé): from a personal name equivalent to Thomas. Northern Italian (Tomè): from a derivative of the personal name Tommaso, Italian equivalent of Thomas. Slovenian: from a short form of the personal name Tomaž (see Thomas), + the suffix -e, usually used of young people.

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

Similar surnames: Tomes, Toma, Tom, Tobe, Tone, Toms, Tomek, Tomme, Dome, Tomey

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Tome Family Origin

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Tome Family Occupations

What did your Tome ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tome. 33% of Tome men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Tome women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tome were Waiter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Waitress
  • Domestic
  • Nurse

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

Tome Historical Records

What Tome family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Tome. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tome 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tome. 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 928 military records available for the last name Tome. For the veterans among your Tome ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tome Life Expectancy

What is the average Tome lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tome life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tome in 1957 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tome

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tome ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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