Rim Name Meaning

Swiss German: perhaps an altered form of Riem, a topographic name for someone who lived on a long narrow strip of land. Korean: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Kim, Ram, Lim, Ris, Reim, Sim, Riehm, Crim, Rom, Grum

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Rim Family Origin

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Rim Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rim. A less common occupation for the Rim family was Wood Chopper. The most common Rim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rim's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Wood Chopper

    17%

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Rim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rim 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rim. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rim. For the veterans among your Rim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rim Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Rim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rim in 1964 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rim 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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