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Simo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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."


Early Origins of the Simo family


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

Early History of the Simo family


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Another 98 words (7 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.

Simo Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Simo family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Simo family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Simo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • I Simo, aged 16, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • V Simo, aged 30, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1859 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jose Simo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Simo (post 1700)


  • Simo Veli atte Salminen (1932-2015), Finnish comic-actor

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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