Rahim Family History

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Rahim Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ra?him ‘merciful’, ‘compassionate’. Ur-Ra?him ‘the Merciful’ is an attribute of Allah (see the Qur’an 2:173). The name is also found in combinations such as ?Abd ur-Ra?him ‘servant of the Merciful’.

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


Similar surnames: Karim, Rashid, Rais, Rahimi, Hakim, Radi, Halim, Salim, Naim, Rahal

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Rahim Family Origin

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Rahim Family Occupations

What did your Rahim ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, A B Seaman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rahim. 15% of Rahim men worked as an A B Seaman and 67% of Rahim women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rahim were Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • A B Seaman
    15%
  • Casual General Labou
    15%
  • General Labourer
    15%
  • Labourer
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rahim Historical Records

What Rahim family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 565 census records available for the last name Rahim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rahim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rahim. 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 810 military records available for the last name Rahim. For the veterans among your Rahim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rahim Life Expectancy

What is the average Rahim lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Rahim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Rahim in 1972 was 62, and 63 in 2004.

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