Thom Name Meaning

Scottish and French: from a short form of Thomas.

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

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Thom Family Origin

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Thom Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thom. The most common Thom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Thom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thom family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Thom | Data not to scale

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Thom Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Thom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Thom in 1945 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thom

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