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Tomas Family History

Tomas Name Meaning
Spanish and Portuguese (Tomás), Catalan (Tomàs), Czech and Slovak (Tomáš), and Polish: from a personal name equivalent to Thomas.

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

126,396 Historical Documents with Tomas on Ancestry.com
81,796 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,476 Military Records
7,463 Immigration Records
23,034 Census and Voter Lists
12,627 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tomas Families

  • Number of Tomas families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tomas families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tomas last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tomas census records

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Tomas Family Origin

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Tomas Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tomas

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Tomas Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tomas census records

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Tomas Civil War Service Records

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