Wims Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Wemyss.

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

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Wims Family Origin

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Wims Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, the most common Wims occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Wims's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wims. A less common occupation for the Wims family was Keeping House.

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Wims Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Wims life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wims in 1949 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wims

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