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Trim Name Meaning

English: apparently a nickname for a well-turned-out person, from the adjective trim ‘well-equipped’, ‘neatly made’. The word is first attested in the early 16th century, but may well have been in colloquial use much earlier. English: from an Old English personal name, Trymma. Irish: habitational name, originally de Truim, from a place in County Meath named Trim.

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

Similar surnames: Prim, Prime, Grim, Brim, Troy, Brin, Rio, Orum, Tritt, Tromp

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Trim Family Origin

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Trim Family Occupations

What did your Trim ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trim occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Trim's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trim. A less common occupation for the Trim family was Bricklayer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer


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Trim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Trim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trim 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 Trim. 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 Trim. For the veterans among your Trim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trim Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Trim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Trim in 1945 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

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