Strom Name Meaning

Swedish (Ström) and Danish (Strøm): from ström ‘current’, probably an arbitrarily adopted ornamental name but possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a river. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named from Old Norse straumr ‘current’, ‘stream’. German: variant of Strahm. Dutch: from Middle Dutch stroom, of uncertain meaning. Polish: topographic name for someone who lived on a steep slope, from strom ‘slope’ or stromy ‘precipitous’. Czech: topographic name or nickname from strom ‘tree’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or ornamental name, from German Strom ‘stream’, ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Stoop, Stram, Satrom, Troy, Mostrom, Strohm, Ostrom, Trom, Sturm

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Strom Family Origin

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Strom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Strom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Strom's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strom. A less common occupation for the Strom family was Keeping House.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Strom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Strom in 1941 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strom

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