Sima Family History

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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

What did your Sima ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Mail Sorter G P O and Assembler Wireless were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sima. 20% of Sima men worked as a Mail Sorter G P O and 25% of Sima women worked as an Assembler Wireless. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sima were Press Attache Hungarian Leg and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Mail Sorter G P O
    20%
  • Permanent Way Lengthman Gwk
    20%
  • Postman (retired)
    20%
  • Press Attache Hungarian Leg
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assembler Wireless
    25%
  • Domestic Help
    25%
  • Instrument Maker Assembler (aircraft)
    25%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%

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

Sima Historical Records

What Sima family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Sima. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sima 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sima. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sima. For the veterans among your Sima ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sima Life Expectancy

What is the average Sima lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sima 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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