Simm Name Meaning

Northern English (Lancashire and Northumberland): variant spelling of Sim. German: from a short form of the personal name Simon (see Simon).

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


Similar surnames: Sim, Timm, Imm, Simo, Kimm, Siem, Sima, Pimm, Simi, Simar

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Simm Family Origin

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Simm Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    18%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Coalminer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Simm family was Coalminer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simm. The most common Simm occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 18% of Simm's were Coal Miners.

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Simm Historical Records

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Simm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Simm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Simm in 1962 was 76, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simm

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