History of your Surname
Get access to Rohm family records.Start a free trial

Rohm Family History

Rohm Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Ruom (Old High German hruom ‘fame’), a short form of Ruombald and similar personal names containing this element. (Röhm): see Roehm.

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

Similar surnames: Rohe, Romm, Rohn, Rehm, Rahm, Dohm, Ohm, Mohn, Rock, Roche

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Rohm family from?

You can see how Rohm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rohm family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rohm families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Rohm family living in Michigan. This was about 33% of all the recorded Rohm's in the USA. Michigan and 2 other states had the highest population of Rohm families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rohm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rohm. 21% of Rohm men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Rohm women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rohm were Clerk and Clerk.

View Census data for Rohm | Data not to scale

*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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Clerk
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Rohm family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Rohm

Passenger Lists

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

View all Rohm immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Rohm. For the veterans among your Rohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Rohm military records

You've only scratched the surface of Rohm family history.

Discover More

What is the average Rohm lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rohm in 1948 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohm

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Rohm family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial