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 1921, Farmer and Assistant C were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Simm. 28% of Simm men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Simm women worked as an Assistant C. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simm were Bricklayer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Blacksmith
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Assistant C
  • Ruitter
  • Servant
  • Stenographer

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

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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