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Shimmin Family History

Shimmin Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Símín, a patronymic from a Gaelic pet form of Simon.

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

68,844 Historical Documents with Shimmin on Ancestry.com
34,948 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
701 Military Records
1,798 Immigration Records
10,073 Census and Voter Lists
21,324 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shimmin Families

  • Number of Shimmin families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shimmin families
     316 - 630
     106 - 315
     1 - 105
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Shimmin families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shimmin census records

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Shimmin Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Shimmin families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Shimmin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shimmin 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 Shimmin

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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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Shimmin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shimmin census records

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Shimmin Civil War Service Records

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