From Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Fromm. Swedish: soldier’s name based on Swedish from ‘quiet’, ‘pious’. Danish: adoption of German Fromm 1. Altered spelling of German Frohman.

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


Similar surnames: Frum, Fromm, Rom, Froom, Trom, Bram, Krum, Brom, Krom, Flom

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From Family Origin

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From Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by From. The most common From occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of From's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the From family was Grocer.

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, From life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for From in 1944 was 26, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for From

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