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Aim Family History

Aim Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kim, Im, Alm, Lim, Rim, Haim, Sim, Naim, Aime, Jim

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Where is the Aim family from?

You can see how Aim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aim family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Aim families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there were 13 Aim families living in Orkney. This was 100% of all the recorded Aim's in Scotland. Orkney had the highest population of Aim families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aim surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aim ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Oil Colormanretired was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Aim. 100% of Aim men worked as an Oil Colormanretired. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Oil Colormanretired
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Aim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aim census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 195 immigration records available for the last name Aim. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 210 military records available for the last name Aim. For the veterans among your Aim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aim lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Aim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Aim in 1971 was 73, and 94 in 2004.

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