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Slimp Family History

Slimp Name Meaning

altered spelling of German Schlimp, nickname for a bent or bad person, from Middle High German slimp ‘crooked’, ‘wrong’, ‘bad’.

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


Similar surnames: Klim, Klump, Plump, Klomp, Klipp, Stamp, Lipp, Sloop, Sump, Sliva

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Where is the Slimp family from?

You can see how Slimp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slimp family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Slimp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Slimp families living in Tennessee. This was about 63% of all the recorded Slimp's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Slimp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slimp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Slimp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Slimp. 36% of Slimp men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Slimp women worked as a Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Slimp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slimp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 63 immigration records available for the last name Slimp. 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 Cards

There are 411 military records available for the last name Slimp. For the veterans among your Slimp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Slimp lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Slimp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Slimp in 1953 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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