Yim Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Yan 2. Chinese : variant of Yan 4.

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

Similar surnames: Yiu, Lim, Yi, Yip, Yaw, Yam, Yin, Jim, Ying, Yau

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Yim Family Origin

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Yim Family Occupations

What did your Yim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yim occupation in the USA was Huckster. 33% of Yim's were Hucksters. Huckster and Restaurant Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yim. A less common occupation for the Yim family was Retired Merchant.

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  • Huckster

  • Restaurant Keeper

  • Retired Merchant


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Yim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yim 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Yim. 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 328 military records available for the last name Yim. For the veterans among your Yim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yim Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Yim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Yim in 1960 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yim 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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