Simms Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim.

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


Similar surnames: Simes, Sims, Samms, Simm, Timms, Simmons, Mimms, Siems, Syms, Sams

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Simms Family Origin

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Simms Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Simms family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simms. The most common Simms occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Simms's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Simms | Data not to scale

Simms Historical Records

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Simms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Simms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Simms in 1942 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simms

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