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Fitzsimons Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Fitzsimmons .

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

Similar surnames: Fitzsimmons, Fitzgibbons, Fitzmorris, Fitzgibbon, Di Simone, Hitsman

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Where is the Fitzsimons family from?

You can see how Fitzsimons families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fitzsimons family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fitzsimons families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Fitzsimons families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 38% of all the recorded Fitzsimons's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fitzsimons families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fitzsimons surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fitzsimons ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fitzsimons. 13% of Fitzsimons men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Fitzsimons women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fitzsimons were Clerk 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

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Fitzsimons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fitzsimons 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Fitzsimons. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Fitzsimons. For the veterans among your Fitzsimons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fitzsimons lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fitzsimons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fitzsimons in 1953 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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