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Pimm Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Bardsley believes it to be from the medieval female personal name Pymme, Pimme, vernacular short forms of Euphemia, which was popular in England in the Middle Ages. Reaney and Wilson, however, suggest that it is from a male name, presumably the Old English Pymma.

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

Similar surnames: Timm, Imm, Kimm, Emm, Simm, Prime, Ramm, Pipe, Pile, Palm

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Where is the Pimm family from?

You can see how Pimm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pimm family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pimm families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 14 Pimm families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Pimm's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pimm families in 1911.
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What did your Pimm ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pimm. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Pimm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pimm 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pimm. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pimm. For the veterans among your Pimm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pimm lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pimm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Pimm in 1944 was 59, and 89 in 2004.

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