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Tomme Name Meaning

North German: probably from a short form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Temme, Tome, Homme, Tom, Tamm, Remme, Tomes, Demme, Romm, Emme

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Where is the Tomme family from?

You can see how Tomme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tomme family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tomme families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Tomme families living in Georgia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Tomme's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Tomme families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tomme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tomme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tomme. 34% of Tomme men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Tomme women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomme were Salesman and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farm
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tomme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomme 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Tomme. 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 317 military records available for the last name Tomme. For the veterans among your Tomme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tomme lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tomme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tomme in 1963 was 80, and 74 in 2004.

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