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Mom Name Meaning

Cambodian: written មុំ (also មុំម) corresponding to the Khmer word meaning ‘angle corner’. Dutch: perhaps a nickname from Middle Dutch momme ‘person wearing a mask’ or from the personal name Momme see Mumm .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mo, Moy, Som, Mok, Mon, Mou, Rom, Mox, Om, Moe

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Where is the Mom family from?

You can see how Mom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mom family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Mom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Mom families living in Georgia. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mom's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Mom families in 1880.
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What did your Mom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mom. 29% of Mom men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Proprietor
    22%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mom 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Mom. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mom. For the veterans among your Mom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mom lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Mom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mom in 1967 was 57, and 89 in 2004.

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