Symes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Sim, a short form of Simon.

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


Similar surnames: Syme, Syms, Simes, Sames, Mynes, Armes, Ayles, Simoes, Haymes, Somes

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Symes Family Origin

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Symes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Symes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Symes's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Symes. A less common occupation for the Symes family was Keeping House.

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Symes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Symes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Symes in 1946 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Symes

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