Syme Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from a variant of the medieval personal name Sim, a short form of Simon.

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

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Syme Family Origin

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Syme Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Agent For Sale Of Agricutltural Implements

    4%
  • Book Keeper

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Agent For Sale Of Agricutltural Implements were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Syme. The most common Syme occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Syme's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Syme family was Book Keeper.

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Syme Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Syme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Syme in 1945 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Syme

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