Sima Name Meaning

Czech (Šíma): from a pet form of the personal name Šimon (see Simon). Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Simon. Jewish (from Ukraine): from the Yiddish female name Sime, derived from Hebrew Simcha ‘joy’.

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


Similar surnames: Zima, Siman, Simo, Simak, Simar, Sica, Simm, Simao, Sim, Vida

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Sima Family Origin

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Sima Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Tailor

    27%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Labor

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sima. A less common occupation for the Sima family was Labor. The most common Sima occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Sima's were Farmers.

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Sima Historical Records

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Sima Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Sima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sima in 1950 was 63, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sima

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