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Mckim Family History

Mckim Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shim, a patronymic from a Gaelic pet form of the personal name Simon.

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


Similar surnames: Mcham, Mckimmy, Mackin, Mckay, Cain, Mackie, Makin, Mis, Meckel

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Where is the Mckim family from?

You can see how Mckim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckim family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckim families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Mckim families living in Durham. This was about 31% of all the recorded Mckim's in the UK. Durham had the highest population of Mckim families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mckim surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mckim ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Mckim. 79% of Mckim women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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.

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    10%
  • Incapacitated
    7%
  • School Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Mckim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckim 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckim. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Mckim. For the veterans among your Mckim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckim lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mckim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mckim in 1941 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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