Himes Family History

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Himes Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heims.

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


Similar surnames: Hymes, Hime, Hines, Imes, Hites, Fikes, Hire, Haimes, Shimer, Hilmes

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Himes Family Origin

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Himes Family Occupations

What did your Himes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Himes occupation in Canada was Farmer Labourer. 43% of Himes's were Farmer Labourers. Farmer Labourer, Carriage Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Himes. A less common occupation for the Himes family was Farmer Son.

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  • Farmer Labourer

    43%
  • Carriage Maker

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farmer Son

    14%

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

Himes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Himes Life Expectancy

What is the average Himes lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Himes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Himes in 1945 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Himes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Himes 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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