Symons Family History

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Symons Name Meaning

English (Devon): patronymic from Simon.

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

Similar surnames: Simons, Symonds, Symon, Simmons, Syms, Symes, Hamons, Salmons, Semon

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Symons Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Symons name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Symons. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Symons Family Origin

Where is the Symons family from?

Symons Family Occupations

What did your Symons ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Symons family was Laborer. The most common Symons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Symons's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Symons.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Symons Historical Records

What Symons family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 102,000 census records available for the last name Symons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Symons 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 39,000 immigration records available for the last name Symons. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Symons. For the veterans among your Symons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Symons Life Expectancy

What is the average Symons lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Symons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Symons in 1945 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Symons 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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