Mims Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mimms (North and South Mimms) in Hertfordshire, most probably derived from an ancient British tribal name, Mimmas.

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


Similar surnames: Nims, Mies, Mis, Mars, Tims, Eis, Riis, Biss, Mick, Bies

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Mims Family Origin

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Mims Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mims. The most common Mims occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Mims's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mims family was Farming.

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Mims Historical Records

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Mims Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Mims life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mims in 1940 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mims

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