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Thome Name Meaning

German: variant of Thomas. French (Thomé): from a pet form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Thomey, Thore, Thomae, Thomes, Thoma, Thoms, Thode, Thomen, Thom

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Where is the Thome family from?

You can see how Thome families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thome family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Thome families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Thome families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Thome's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Thome families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thome surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thome ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thome. 22% of Thome men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Thome women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thome were Clerk and Maid. .

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*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

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Thome. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thome census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Thome. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Thome lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Thome life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Thome in 1948 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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