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Simmon Surname Meaning

German and English: variant of Simon .

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

Similar surnames: Simmen, Sigmon, Simeon, Simson, Siemon, Simon, Simm, Sigman, Silmon

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Where is the Simmon family from?

You can see how Simmon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simmon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Simmon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 82 Simmon families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Simmon's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Simmon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simmon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simmon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Simmon. 72% of Simmon men worked as a General Labourer and 83% of Simmon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simmon were Carpenter and Hairdresser. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Cook
  • Hairdresser
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Simmon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simmon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Simmon. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Simmon. For the veterans among your Simmon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simmon lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Simmon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Simmon in 1958 was 77, and 67 in 2004.

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