Lim Name Meaning

English: variant of Lum. Dutch: perhaps from a short form of a Germanic personal name, Lieman or Liemaar. Korean: variant of Im. Chinese : Fujian variant of Lin 1. Filipino: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lam, Lin, Sim, Lem, Lie, Lum, Lis, Klim, Rim, Lien

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Lim Family Origin

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Lim Family Occupations

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  • ... Fitter

    11%
  • Bricklayer

    11%
  • Collry Engine Keeper

    11%
  • Cordwainer

    11%

In 1881, ... Fitter, Bricklayer and Collry Engine Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lim. The most common Lim occupation in the UK was ... Fitter. 11% of Lim's were ... Fitters. A less common occupation for the Lim family was Cordwainer.

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Lim Historical Records

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Lim Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Lim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lim in 1954 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lim

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