Tombs Family History

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Tombs Name Meaning

English: variant of Toms, with a late intrusive -b-.

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

Similar surnames: Tomes, Tomb, Combs, Mimbs, Timbs, Tomas, Thombs, Toombs, Gumbs

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Tombs Family Origin

Where is the Tombs family from?

Tombs Family Occupations

What did your Tombs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tombs family was Farm Laborer. The most common Tombs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Tombs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tombs.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Tombs Historical Records

What Tombs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Tombs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tombs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tombs. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tombs. For the veterans among your Tombs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tombs Life Expectancy

What is the average Tombs lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tombs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tombs in 1963 was 75, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tombs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tombs 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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