Simeon Family History

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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. 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

Similar surnames: Simon, Simos, Samson, Simeone, Siman, Sibson, Simcoe, Siemion, Pigeon

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Simeon Family Origin

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Simeon Family Occupations

What did your Simeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Simeon family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Laborer and Book Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simeon. The most common Simeon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Simeon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Book Agent

  • Bookkeeper


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Simeon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Simeon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simeon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Simeon. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Simeon. For the veterans among your Simeon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simeon Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Simeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Simeon in 1963 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

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