Frome Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called from the rivers on which they stand, or simply a name for someone living beside a river of this name, which is probably cognate with Welsh ffraw ‘fair’, ‘fine’, ‘brisk’. Compare Frampton.

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

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Frome Family Origin

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Frome Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Boiler Maker

    8%
  • Huckster

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Frome family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frome. The most common Frome occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Frome's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Frome | Data not to scale

Frome Historical Records

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Frome Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Frome life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Frome in 1954 was 51, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frome

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