Firmin Family History

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Firmin Name Meaning

English and French: from the medieval personal name Firmin (Latin Firminus, a derivative of firmus ‘firm’, ‘resolute’). This name was borne by several early saints, including two bishops of Amiens of the 2nd and 3rd centuries.

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

Similar surnames: Fermin, Frein, Farman, Frain, Firman, Irwin, Furman, Forman, Irmen

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Firmin Family Origin

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Firmin Family Occupations

What did your Firmin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Firmin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Firmin's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Firmin. A less common occupation for the Firmin family was Phycician.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Phycician


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

Firmin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Firmin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Firmin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Firmin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Firmin. For the veterans among your Firmin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Firmin Life Expectancy

What is the average Firmin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Firmin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Firmin in 1960 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Firmin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Firmin 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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