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Simms Family History

Simms Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Sim.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

802,085 Historical Documents with Simms on Ancestry.co.uk
218,019 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
27,287 Military Records
13,194 Immigration Records
172,248 Census and Voter Lists
371,337 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Simms Families

  • Number of Simms families
     215 - 428
     72 - 214
     1 - 71
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Simms families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Simms census records

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Simms Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.co.uk. You can find out where the majority of the Simms families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Simms Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Simms families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Simms Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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You can find out when most of the Simms families immigrated to Australia. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Simms Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Simms census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Simms ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Simms

Did the Simmses fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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