Tims Family History

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Tims Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Timm.

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


Similar surnames: Toms, Timm, Timms, Mims, Tams, Sims, Tim, Wilms, Trim, Tite

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Tims Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tims name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tims. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    7%

  • Benin/Togo

    5%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

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Tims Family Origin

Where is the Tims family from?

Tims Family Occupations

What did your Tims ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tims. The most common Tims occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Tims's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tims family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Tims Historical Records

What Tims family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Tims. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tims 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 Tims. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tims. For the veterans among your Tims ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tims Life Expectancy

What is the average Tims lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tims life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Tims in 1945 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tims

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tims 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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