Simkin Family History

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Simkin Name Meaning

English (Midlands): from the Middle English personal name, a pet form of Sim. Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Simke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Sime (see Sima) with the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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

Similar surnames: Itkin, Sirkin, Lipkin, Sonkin, Temkin, Witkin, Salkin, Rifkin, Mirkin

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Simkin Family Origin

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Simkin Family Occupations

What did your Simkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Simkin. 23% of Simkin men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 76% of Simkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simkin were Police Constable and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
  • Chemical Works General Labourer
  • Solicitors Clerk
  • Police Constable

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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

Simkin Historical Records

What Simkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Simkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simkin 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 Simkin. 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 767 military records available for the last name Simkin. For the veterans among your Simkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Simkin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Simkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Simkin in 1953 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simkin 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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