Scrima Family History

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Scrima Name Meaning

from an old Sicilian word scrima ‘fencing’, a derivative of scrimire ‘to fence’, presumably a nickname for a skilled swordsman or perhaps for a quarrelsome person. alternatively, it may be a descriptive nickname from Sicilian scrima ‘parting (of the hair)’.

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


Similar surnames: Sliva, Crite, Scoma, Shima, Crump, Schemm, Sprick, Farina, Scragg

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Scrima Family Origin

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Scrima Family Occupations

What did your Scrima ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Sales Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scrima. 34% of Scrima men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Scrima women worked as a Sales Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scrima were Salesman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Trucker
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sales Clerk
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%

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

Scrima Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 751 census records available for the last name Scrima. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scrima 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 193 immigration records available for the last name Scrima. 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 249 military records available for the last name Scrima. For the veterans among your Scrima ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scrima Life Expectancy

What is the average Scrima lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Scrima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Scrima in 1963 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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