Mims Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mimms (North and South Mimms) in Hertfordshire, most probably derived from an ancient British tribal name, Mimmas.

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


Similar surnames: Nims, Mies, Mis, Mars, Tims, Eis, Riis, Biss, Mick, Bies

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Mims Family Origin

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Mims Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Laborer

    10%
  • Boot Maker

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    10%
  • Farm Bailiff

    10%

In 1881, the most common Mims occupation in the UK was Agricultural Laborer. 10% of Mims's were Agricultural Laborers. Agricultural Laborer, Boot Maker and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mims. A less common occupation for the Mims family was Farm Bailiff.

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Mims Historical Records

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Mims Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Mims life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mims in 1940 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mims

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