Jim Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zhan. This name is common in Hawaii.

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


Similar surnames: Jin, Lim, Kim, Ji, Sim, Yim, Im, Jia, Yip, Jing

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Jim Family Origin

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Jim Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    18%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Cook

    7%

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In 1880, Miner, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jim. The most common Jim occupation in the USA was Miner. 18% of Jim's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Jim family was Cook.

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Jim Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Jim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Jim in 1955 was 41, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jim

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