Seim Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle High German seim ‘honey’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten or more farms so named, notably on the west coast of Norway, named with Old Norse Sæheimr, a compound of sær ‘sea’ + heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Heim, Stein, Seif, Sem, Seil, Seid, Keim, Wein, Rehm, Reim

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Seim Family Origin

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Seim Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seim. The most common Seim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Seim's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Seim family was Shoemaker.

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Seim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Seim in 1948 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seim

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