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Tomaras Name Meaning

Greek: occupational name for a tanner from medieval Greek tomaras an agent noun derived from tomari ‘hide skin’ (originally a diminutive of classical Greek tomos ‘membrane’). The word tomari is also found in Greek as a nickname meaning ‘rascal’ or ‘blackguard’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Maras, Samaras, Taran, Taras, Bouras, Kotara, Tobar, Soares, Obara

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Where is the Tomaras family from?

You can see how Tomaras families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tomaras family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Tomaras families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Tomaras family living in Glamorgan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Tomaras's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan and 1 other county had the highest population of Tomaras families in 1891.
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What did your Tomaras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tomaras. 30% of Tomaras men worked as a Proprietor and 50% of Tomaras women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomaras were Cook and Waitress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
    30%
  • Clerk
    30%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Cook
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cashier
    50%
  • Waitress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 500 census records available for the last name Tomaras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomaras 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 375 immigration records available for the last name Tomaras. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 88 military records available for the last name Tomaras. For the veterans among your Tomaras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tomaras lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tomaras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tomaras in 1960 was 56, and 62 in 2004.

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