Simken Family History

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Simken Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Simkin, Simmen, Simien, Timken, Simon, Simeon, Sickel, Picken, Simmer

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Simken Family Origin

Where is the Simken family from?

Simken Family Occupations

What did your Simken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Simken. 34% of Simken men worked as a Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    34%
  • Chauffeur
    34%
  • Factory Worker
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    100%

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

Simken Historical Records

What Simken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 199 census records available for the last name Simken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simken 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 55 immigration records available for the last name Simken. 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 19 military records available for the last name Simken. For the veterans among your Simken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simken Life Expectancy

What is the average Simken lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Simken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Simken in 1962 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simken 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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