Roam Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Rome.

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


Similar surnames: Ream, Rom, Roat, Brom, Roan, Rotan, Ramm, Noah, Romo, Romp

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Roam Family Origin

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Roam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

In 1880, the most common Roam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Roam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roam family was At Home. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roam.

Source: Census data for Roam | Data not to scale

Roam Historical Records

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Roam Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Roam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Roam in 1961 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roam

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