Toma Name Meaning

Italian, French, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, etc.: from a short form of the personal name Thomas (Italian Tommaso, French Thomas, Polish Tomasz). Arabic: from Tuma, Arabic form of Thomas. Japanese (Toma): variously written with characters used phonetically; two such combinations mean ‘Tang Chinese space’ and ‘appropriate truth’ and are found mostly in the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Tuma, Tome, Tom, Touma, Toda, Toman, Toms, Tyma, Tomac, Tomas

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Toma Family Origin

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Toma Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toma. The most common Toma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Toma's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Toma family was Cabinet Maker.

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Toma Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Toma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Toma in 1957 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toma

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