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Toomer Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): unexplained; perhaps related to Old English tumbere or Old French tombeor, tumbeur ‘tumbler’, ‘dancer’.

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


Similar surnames: Woomer, Boozer, Cromer, Loomer, Dormer, Comer, Colmer, Coomer, Osmer

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Toomer Family Origin

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Toomer Family Occupations

What did your Toomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Toomer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Toomer's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toomer. A less common occupation for the Toomer family was Cook.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Cook

    3%

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

Toomer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Toomer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toomer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Toomer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Toomer. For the veterans among your Toomer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toomer Life Expectancy

What is the average Toomer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Toomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Toomer in 1940 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toomer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toomer 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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