Simpton Family History

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Simpton 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, Kimpton, Simon, Simeon, Hampton, Rampton, Sinton, Sampson

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Simpton Family Origin

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Simpton Family Occupations

What did your Simpton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Simpton. 13% of Simpton men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Simpton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simpton were Bricklayer and Cotton Ring Winder

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Angle Iron Smith Retired Heavy Works
    7%
  • Blacksmith
    7%
  • Bricklayer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Incapacitated
    9%
  • Cafe Waitress
    5%
  • Cotton Ring Winder
    5%

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

Simpton Historical Records

What Simpton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Simpton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simpton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Simpton

Passenger List

There are 335 immigration records available for the last name Simpton. 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 121 military records available for the last name Simpton. For the veterans among your Simpton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simpton Life Expectancy

What is the average Simpton lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Simpton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Simpton in 1966 was 83, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simpton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simpton 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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