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Jimas Family History

Jimas 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: Dimas, Simas, Limas, Jonas, James, Vilas, Minas, Damas, Livas, Imam

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Where is the Jimas family from?

You can see how Jimas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jimas family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Jimas families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Jimas families living in Iowa. This was 100% of all the recorded Jimas's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Jimas families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jimas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jimas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Jimas. 100% of Jimas men worked as a Proprietor. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    100%
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Census Records

There are 78 census records available for the last name Jimas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jimas 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 16 immigration records available for the last name Jimas. 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 50 military records available for the last name Jimas. For the veterans among your Jimas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jimas lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2002, in the United States, Jimas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Jimas in 1958 was 40, and 73 in 2002.

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