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Nim Surname Meaning

Indian (Uttar Pradesh): habitational name from Nim Tikar village in Unnao district. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 任 based on its pronunciation in Gan dialect (spoken in Jiangxi province) see Ren Cambodian: written នឹម probably of Chinese origin but unexplained etymology. The surname នឹម also corresponds to the Khmer word meaning ‘yoke’.

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


Similar surnames: Kim, Im, Nam, Niu, Ni, Nix, Nims, Nie, Lim, Nii

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You can see how Nim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nim family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nim families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Nim families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Nim's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Nim families in 1911.
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What did your Nim ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 327 immigration records available for the last name Nim. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Nim. For the veterans among your Nim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nim lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Nim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Nim in 1972 was 82, and 72 in 2004.

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