Sim Name Meaning

Scottish and Dutch: from the personal name Sim, a short form of Simon. Korean: variant of Shim. Indonesian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Lim, Simm, Sam, Sem, Simo, Sik, Rim, Si, Sima, Siem

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Sim Family Origin

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Sim Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sim. 50% of Sim men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Sim women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sim were Farmers Son and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 76,000 census records available for the last name Sim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sim 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Sim. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Sim. For the veterans among your Sim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sim Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sim in 1952 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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