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Toombs Name Meaning

English: variant of Tombs .

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

Similar surnames: Toms, Tomes, Thoms, Coombs, Thomes, Thomas, Mooers, Coombe, Tomas

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Where is the Toombs family from?

You can see how Toombs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toombs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Toombs families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Toombs families living in Virginia. This was about 35% of all the recorded Toombs's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Toombs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Toombs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Toombs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Toombs. 22% of Toombs men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Toombs women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toombs were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Toombs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toombs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Toombs. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Toombs lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Toombs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Toombs in 1941 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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