Toms Name Meaning

English (Devon and Dorset): patronymic from Tom, a short form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Tomes, Tome, Tom, Tams, Thoms, Toma, Tims, Tomas, Toop, Toombs

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Toms Family Origin

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Toms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Toms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Toms's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Toms family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toms.

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Toms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Toms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Toms in 1943 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toms

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