Sympson Family History

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Sympson Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Simpson.

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

Similar surnames: Sampson, Symon, Simpson, Simson, Lyson, Amason, Timpson, Stimpson

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Sympson Family Origin

Where is the Sympson family from?

Sympson Family Occupations

What did your Sympson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sympson family was Green Grocer. Ag. Lab, Annuitant and Baker Employ 2 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sympson. The most common Sympson occupation in the UK was Ag. Lab. 11% of Sympson's were Ag. Labs.

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  • Ag. Lab

  • Annuitant

  • Baker Employ 2 Men

  • Green Grocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sympson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sympson Historical Records

What Sympson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sympson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sympson 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 312 immigration records available for the last name Sympson. 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 497 military records available for the last name Sympson. For the veterans among your Sympson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sympson Life Expectancy

What is the average Sympson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sympson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sympson in 1956 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sympson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sympson 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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