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Homme Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Agder and Telemark, so named from Old Norse hvammr ‘small valley’. French: nickname from Old French homme ‘man’ (compare Mann), or status name from the same word with the sense ‘vassal’, ‘feudal tenant’. Northern French (Hommé): from a French form of the Germanic personal name Autmar, Otmar, composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + meri, mari ‘renowned’.

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


Similar surnames: Holme, Hope, Hemme, Hole, Humke, Temme, Holm, Hamm, Hoye, Hommer

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Where is the Homme family from?

You can see how Homme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Homme family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Homme families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Homme family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Homme's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Homme families in 1840.
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What did your Homme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Homme. 36% of Homme men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Homme women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Homme were Clerk and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Homme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Homme census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Homme. 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 Cards

There are 902 military records available for the last name Homme. For the veterans among your Homme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Homme lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Homme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Homme in 1960 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

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