Simes Family History

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Simes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sime (see Sima).

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


Similar surnames: Symes, Simer, Imes, Simms, Simoes, Sims, Sames, Haimes, Sides, Somes

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Simes Family Origin

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Simes Family Occupations

What did your Simes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Simes occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Simes's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Simes family was Gardener. Labourer, Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simes.

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  • Labourer

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Gardener

    17%

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

Simes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Simes Life Expectancy

What is the average Simes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Simes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Simes in 1954 was 62, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simes 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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