Thoms Name Meaning

North German, Scottish, and English: patronymic from a short form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Toms, Thom, Thums, Thoma, Thome, Thomes, Thomas, Thomen, Tomes, Tom

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Thoms Family Origin

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Thoms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thoms family was Carpenter. The most common Thoms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Thoms's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thoms.

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Thoms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Thoms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Thoms in 1944 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thoms

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