Syms Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Simon. Jewish (from Ukraine; Symes, Symis): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sime (see Sima).

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


Similar surnames: Symes, Syme, Sima, Simes, Sams, Simos, Simm, Tyus, Sens, Hyams

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Syms Family Origin

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Syms Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Lighterman

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Syms family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Syms occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Syms's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Labourer and Lighterman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Syms.

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Syms Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Syms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Syms in 1958 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Syms

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