Timms Family History

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Timms Name Meaning

English (Oxfordshire) and Dutch: patronymic from Timm.

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


Similar surnames: Tims, Simms, Timm, Timmons, Timbs, Mimms, Timme, Wilms, Times, Sims

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Timms Family Origin

Where is the Timms family from?

Timms Family Occupations

What did your Timms ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Timms. The most common Timms occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Timms's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Timms family was Farmer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Stone Mason

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Timms ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Timms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Timms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Timms census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Timms

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Timms. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Timms. For the veterans among your Timms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Timms Life Expectancy

What is the average Timms lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Timms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Timms in 1950 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Timms

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Timms 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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