Shimko Family History

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Shimko Name Meaning

Belorussian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a pet form of a personal name equivalent to Simon (Yiddish Shimen).

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


Similar surnames: Simko, Sirko, Shimkus, Sinko, Shimon, Klimko, Simo, Shimek, Schimke

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Shimko Family Origin

Where is the Shimko family from?

Shimko Family Occupations

What did your Shimko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shimko. 20% of Shimko men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Shimko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shimko were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Labor
    6%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Housewife
    4%

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

Shimko Historical Records

What Shimko family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shimko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shimko 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 182 immigration records available for the last name Shimko. 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 935 military records available for the last name Shimko. For the veterans among your Shimko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shimko Life Expectancy

What is the average Shimko lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Shimko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Shimko in 1941 was 68, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shimko

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shimko ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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