Thoma Family History

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Thoma Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Thomas. Greek: genitive patronymic from Thomas. Genitive patronymics are particularly associated with Cyprus.

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


Similar surnames: Thome, Thoms, Thoman, Thuma, Thomae, Thomas, Toma, Thomann, Tuma

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Thoma Family Origin

Where is the Thoma family from?

Thoma Family Occupations

What did your Thoma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thoma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Thoma's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thoma family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thoma.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Thoma ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Thoma Historical Records

What Thoma family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thoma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thoma census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Thoma

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Thoma. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Thoma. For the veterans among your Thoma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thoma Life Expectancy

What is the average Thoma lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Thoma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Thoma in 1952 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thoma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thoma ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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