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
personal name "Shim'on" meaning "to hearken." Thus, the surname Simo signifies "son or descendant of Simao."
The surname Simo was first found in Portugal, where the family held their ancestral seat for centuries.
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