Wims Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Wemyss.

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


Similar surnames: Weems, Wiss, Wies, Swims, Lim, Wilt, Ris, Wix, Wilts, Wink

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Wims Family Origin

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Wims Family Occupations

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  • Lawyer

    50%
  • River Driver

    50%

In 1881, the most common Wims occupation in Canada was Lawyer. 50% of Wims's were Lawyers. Lawyer and River Driver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wims.

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Wims Historical Records

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Wims Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Wims life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wims in 1949 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wims

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