Simkson Family History

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Simkson Name 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: Simpson, Simson, Simison, Simon, Samson, Simeon, Sibson, Sampson

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Simkson Family Origin

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Simkson Family Occupations

What did your Simkson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Licensed Victualler and Assists In Business were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Simkson. 50% of Simkson men worked as a Licensed Victualler and 25% of Simkson women worked as an Assists In Business. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simkson were Merchant D Marine Greaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Licensed Victualler
  • Merchant D Marine Greaver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assists In Business
  • Engineer Stock Clerk
  • Laundry Maid
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Simkson Historical Records

What Simkson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 133 census records available for the last name Simkson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simkson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 18 immigration records available for the last name Simkson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9 military records available for the last name Simkson. For the veterans among your Simkson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simkson Life Expectancy

What is the average Simkson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simkson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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