Shimp Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized form of German Schimpp, a variant of Schimpf.

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


Similar surnames: Schimp, Shamp, Shimel, Swimm, Simm, Slemp, Shimek, Shirk, Sipp, Shelp

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Shimp Family Origin

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Shimp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Shimp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Shimp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shimp family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shimp.

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Shimp Historical Records

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Shimp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Shimp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Shimp in 1952 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shimp

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