Simm Family History

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Simm Name Meaning

Northern English (Lancashire and Northumberland): variant spelling of Sim. German: from a short form of the personal name Simon (see Simon).

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

Similar surnames: Sim, Timm, Imm, Simo, Kimm, Siem, Sima, Pimm, Simi, Simar

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Simm Family Origin

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Simm Family Occupations

What did your Simm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Foreman Lumber Yard and Shoemaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Simm. The most common Simm occupation in Canada was Foreman Lumber Yard. 50% of Simm's were Foreman Lumber Yards.

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  • Foreman Lumber Yard

  • Shoemaker


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

Simm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Simm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simm 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Simm. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Simm. For the veterans among your Simm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simm Life Expectancy

What is the average Simm lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Simm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Simm in 1962 was 76, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simm 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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