Froom Family History

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Froom Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Frome. German: from a short form of a personal name composed with Middle High German vrom, vrum ‘valiant’, ‘steadfast’ (see Frommelt).

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

Similar surnames: Fromm, Rook, Croom, Vroom, From, Roof, Roop, Groom, Rohm, Doom

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Froom Family Origin

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Froom Family Occupations

What did your Froom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Froom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Froom's were Farmers. Farmer, Baking and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Froom. A less common occupation for the Froom family was Ditcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Baking

  • Blacksmith

  • Ditcher


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

Froom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Froom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Froom 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 977 immigration records available for the last name Froom. 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 727 military records available for the last name Froom. For the veterans among your Froom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Froom Life Expectancy

What is the average Froom lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Froom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Froom in 1962 was 87, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Froom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Froom 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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