Shimkus Family History

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Shimkus Name Meaning

Lithuanian (Šimkus): patronymic from Polish Szimko or Belorussian Shimko, pet forms of a personal name equivalent to Simon.

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

Similar surnames: Shimko, Simkus, Simoes, Shimek, Mikus, Waitkus, Schimke, Simos

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Shimkus Family Origin

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Shimkus Family Occupations

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

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Shimkus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shimkus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shimkus 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Shimkus. 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 Shimkus. For the veterans among your Shimkus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shimkus Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shimkus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Shimkus in 1948 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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