Symmes Family History

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Symmes Name Meaning

Respelling of English Symes.

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


Similar surnames: Syms, Symes, Sames, Simms, Somes, Sommer, Samms, Simmers, Sykes

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Symmes Family Origin

Where is the Symmes family from?

Symmes Family Occupations

What did your Symmes ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Lawyer

    3%

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

Symmes Historical Records

What Symmes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Symmes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Symmes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Symmes

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Symmes. 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 Symmes. For the veterans among your Symmes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Symmes Life Expectancy

What is the average Symmes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Symmes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Symmes in 1956 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Symmes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Symmes 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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