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Find more Thoms relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 242 more people named Thoms in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,869 people named Thoms in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Thoms in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,111 people named Thoms were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,005
  • 624 were children
  • 87 were disabled
  • 268 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,116

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As Thoms families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Greek
  • 249 were born in foreign countries