Simkin Family History

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Simkin Name Meaning

English (Midlands): from the Middle English personal name, a pet form of Sim. Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Simke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Sime (see Sima) with the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Itkin, Sirkin, Lipkin, Sonkin, Temkin, Witkin, Salkin, Rifkin, Mirkin

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Simkin Family Origin

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Simkin Family Occupations

What did your Simkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Simkin family was Cutter. The most common Simkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Simkin's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simkin.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Cutter

    11%

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

Simkin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Simkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Simkin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Simkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Simkin in 1953 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simkin 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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