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Himes Family History

Himes Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Heims.

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

182,519 Historical Documents with Himes on Ancestry.com
36,542 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,824 Military Records
1,193 Immigration Records
33,811 Census and Voter Lists
103,149 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Himes Families

  • Number of Himes families
     150 - 298
     51 - 149
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Himes families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Himes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Himes census records

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Himes Family Origin

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Himes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Himes families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Himes

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Himes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Himes census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Himes ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Himes Civil War Service Records

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