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Lomen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name in Valdres from lom ‘loon diver’ (Gavia) + -en from Old Norse vin ‘meadow’. This surname is no longer found in Norway. Compare Lommen . Slovak: habitational name for someone from a place called Lom. This surname is also found in Hungary (spelled Lómen) and Serbia.

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


Similar surnames: Loken, Oen, Osen, Linen, Koman, Mogen, Floden, Soren, Loner, Luman

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Where is the Lomen family from?

You can see how Lomen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lomen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lomen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lomen family living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Lomen's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Lomen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lomen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lomen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lomen. 25% of Lomen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Lomen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lomen were Proprietor and Student Nurse. .

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Student Nurse
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lomen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lomen 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 329 immigration records available for the last name Lomen. 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 292 military records available for the last name Lomen. For the veterans among your Lomen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lomen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lomen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lomen in 1963 was 75, and 56 in 2004.

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