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Simonds Name Meaning

English (Berkshire): variant (with excrescent -d) of Simons . Altered form of French (of Flemish or German origin) or North German Simons .

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


Similar surnames: Symonds, Simmonds, Simones, Semones, Dimond, Simons, Simonis, Samons

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Where is the Simonds family from?

You can see how Simonds families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simonds family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Simonds families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 104 Simonds families living in Massachusetts. This was about 43% of all the recorded Simonds's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Simonds families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simonds surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simonds ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Simonds. 16% of Simonds men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Simonds women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simonds were Proprietor and Stenographer. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Simonds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simonds 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Simonds. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Simonds. For the veterans among your Simonds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simonds lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Simonds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Simonds in 1951 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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