Imes Family History

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Imes Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Americanized spelling of German Eimes, a patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal name Agimo, formed with agi ‘point (of a sword or lance)’ (Old High German ecka).

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

Similar surnames: Ames, Imel, Ives, Simes, Himes, Ines, Haimes, Ambs, Kimes, Omer

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Imes Family Origin

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Imes Family Occupations

What did your Imes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Imes family was Carpenter. The most common Imes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Imes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Imes.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Imes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Imes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Imes 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 860 immigration records available for the last name Imes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Imes. For the veterans among your Imes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Imes Life Expectancy

What is the average Imes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Imes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Imes in 1948 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Imes 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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