Trom Family History

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Trom Name Meaning

North German (Tromm), Danish, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle Low German tromme ‘drum’.

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

Similar surnames: Tromp, Strom, Troy, Krom, From, Rom, Tross, Thon, Toro, Trow

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Trom Family Origin

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Trom Family Occupations

What did your Trom ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trom occupation in the UK was Engine Fitter At Works. 33% of Trom's were Engine Fitter At Workss. A less common occupation for the Trom family was Waterside Lab Muf. Engine Fitter At Works and Seaman'S Widow were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Trom.

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  • Engine Fitter At Works

  • Seaman'S Widow

  • Waterside Lab Muf


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Trom ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Trom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Trom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trom 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Trom. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Trom. For the veterans among your Trom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trom Life Expectancy

What is the average Trom lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Trom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Trom in 1961 was 59, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trom 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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