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Him Family History

Him Surname Meaning

Chinese: Teochew Hokkien or Taiwanese form of the surname 熊 see Xiong Chinese: possibly from Cantonese form of the Chinese name 謙 (meaning ‘modest’) a monosyllabic personal name or part of a disyllabic personal name of some early Chinese immigrants in the US. Cambodian: written ហ៊ឹម unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kim, Ham, Im, Shim, Heim, Lim, Chim, Rim, Hum, Haim

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Where is the Him family from?

You can see how Him families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Him family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Him families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Him families living in London. This was about 48% of all the recorded Him's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Him families in 1891.
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What did your Him ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cook was the top reported job for people in the USA named Him. 42% of Him men worked as a Cook. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    42%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Ironer
    9%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Him. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Him. For the veterans among your Him ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Him lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Him life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Him in 1956 was 71, and 83 in 2004.

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