Flom Family History

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Flom Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish floym ‘plum’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Flom or Flåm, from Old Norse flá ‘terrace’, ‘shelf’, referring to a feature of a hillside.

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

Similar surnames: Blom, Flam, Alm, From, Floor, Folsom, Altom, Low, Flor, Rom

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Flom Family Origin

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Flom Family Occupations

What did your Flom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Agent and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flom. The most common Flom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Flom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Flom family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agent

  • Black Smith

  • Farm Laborer


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

Flom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Flom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flom 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 789 immigration records available for the last name Flom. 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 Card

There are 663 military records available for the last name Flom. For the veterans among your Flom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flom Life Expectancy

What is the average Flom lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Flom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Flom in 1960 was 57, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flom 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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