Simkin Family History

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Simkin Name Meaning

English (Midlands): from the Middle English personal name, a pet form of Sim. Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Simke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Sime (see Sima) with the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Itkin, Sirkin, Lipkin, Sonkin, Temkin, Witkin, Salkin, Rifkin, Mirkin

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Simkin Family Origin

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Simkin Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Cutter

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simkin. The most common Simkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Simkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Simkin family was Cutter.

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Simkin Historical Records

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Simkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Simkin Family

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