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Simmet Family History

Simmet Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Jewish Zimet or its German cognate Zimmet.

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

Similar surnames: Sammet, Simmer, Shimmel, Zimet, Swimmer, Summey, Rimmel, Kimmet

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Where is the Simmet family from?

You can see how Simmet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simmet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Simmet families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Simmet families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Simmet's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Simmet families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simmet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simmet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Simmet. 43% of Simmet men worked as a Farmer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver
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What Simmet family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Simmet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simmet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 122 immigration records available for the last name Simmet. 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 Cards

There are 805 military records available for the last name Simmet. For the veterans among your Simmet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simmet lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Simmet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Simmet in 1961 was 48, and 81 in 2003.

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