Chim Family History

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Chim Name Meaning

Cambodian: unexplained. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zhan. Hispanic (Guatemala and Mexico): unexplained. In some cases, possibly an ethnic name, from Portuguese chim ‘Chinese’.

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

Similar surnames: Cham, Chia, Chin, Chiu, Chi, Crim, Chum, Che, Chino, Cain

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Chim Family Origin

Where is the Chim family from?

Chim Family Occupations

What did your Chim ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Goldsmith and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chim. The most common Chim occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 20% of Chim's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Chim family was Licensed Victualar.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Goldsmith

  • Labourer

  • Licensed Victualar


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

Chim Historical Records

What Chim family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Chim

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chim. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 637 military records available for the last name Chim. For the veterans among your Chim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chim Life Expectancy

What is the average Chim lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Chim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Chim in 1967 was 73, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chim 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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