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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shimkus

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Alt. Meaning

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

I is for immense, are your great qualities

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shimkus

Joanna Shimkus is an actor and actress. Joanna was born on October 30th, 1943 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


John Shimkus is a congressman. He was most prominent from 2013 to 2013. His military service ended in 1986. John was given the name John Mondy Shimkus on February 21st, 1958 in Collinsville, Illinois.


Frank was born in 1952 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.


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Popularity of Shimkus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shimkus U.S.
  White 94.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shimkus

People with the last name Shimkus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shimkus

  • How Popular is the name Shimkus? As a last name Shimkus was the 23,737th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Shimkus? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Shimkus was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Shimkus: Your name in reverse order is Sukmihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usihkms. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shimkus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,066 people with the last name Shimkus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shimkus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shimkus as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Shimkuss Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shimkus born Jun 2, 1977

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North Europe approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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