Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Loam surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Loams

We have a total number of 615 records for people with the last name Loam.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

SS
Stuart
TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Loams.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Loam family's history

Where do most Loams live?

In 1921, most Loams lived in South West.


Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Loams

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 551 records for the Loam surname. The oldest one dates back to 1810.

Who were Loams most likely to marry?

Bantas

&

Harrisons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Loams.

What are the most common Loam first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Loam family members

Common jobs for Loams

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Loams in 1921
Private Means

7

Living On Own Means

6

Dressmaker

4

Housekeeper

3

Annuitant

2

Common Male occupations for Loams in 1921
Engineer

6

River Bargeman

5

Barge Man

4

Civil Engineer

4

Copper Miner

4

An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 150,000 family trees with the Loam surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Loams.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial