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Where is the Symes family from?
You can see how Symes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Symes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Symes families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Symes families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Symes's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Symes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Symes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Symes. 30% of Symes men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Symes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Symes were Clerk and Teacher.