Hom Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. Danish: unexplained. Chinese : Taishan spelling of of Tan 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hum, Tom, Ham, Hoy, Ho, Om, Hof, Dom, Som, Hem

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Hom Family Origin

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Hom Family Occupations

What did your Hom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hom's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hom. A less common occupation for the Hom family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Works On Farm


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

Hom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Hom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hom 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Hom. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Hom. For the veterans among your Hom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hom Life Expectancy

What is the average Hom lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Hom in 1950 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hom 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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