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The Portuguese surname Simo is of patronymic origin, as it is derived from the personal name of the father of the original bearer of the name. The surname Simo is derived from the Portuguese personal Simao, which in turn is derived from the Hebrew personal name "Shim'on" meaning "to hearken." Thus, the surname Simo signifies "son or descendant of Simao."

Simo Early Origins



The surname Simo was first found in Portugal, where the family held their ancestral seat for centuries.

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Simo Spelling Variations


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Simo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Simoa, Simo, Simoe and others.

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Simo Early History


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Simo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Simo research. Another 352 words (25 lines of text) covering the year 1438 is included under the topic Early Simo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Simo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Simo Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Simo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Simo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • I Simo, aged 16, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853
  • V Simo, aged 30, landed in New Orleans, La in 1859
  • Jose Simo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860

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Simo Family Crest Products


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Simo Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 19676. Print.
    8. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla, Spain. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
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    The Simo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Simo Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 April 2016 at 17:40.

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