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Simeon Family History

Simeon Name Meaning
French, Spanish (Simeón), and English: from the personal name Simeon, a variant of Simon. This was chosen in honor of any of many saints so named, venerated especially in the Eastern Church, including Simeon Theodochos, who recognized the infant Christ as the Messiah during the presentation in the temple, and St. Simeon Stylites, an ascetic 5th-century Syrian monk who lived for 40 years on top of a pillar. DK, JK, pwh It is also found as a Greek surname, a reduced form of patronymics such as Simeonides, Simeonakis, or Simeonoglou.

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

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18,281 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,300 Military Records
2,197 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Simeon Families

  • Number of Simeon families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Simeon families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Simeon families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Simeon Family Origin

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Simeon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Simeon

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Simeon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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