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Simoes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Portuguese surname Simoes is of patronymic origin, as it is derived from the personal name of the father of the original bearer of the name. The surname Simoes 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 Simoes signifies "son or descendant of Simao."

Early Origins of the Simoes family


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

Early History of the Simoes family


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Simoes Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Simoes family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Simoes family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jose Simo Borell who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860.

Contemporary Notables of the name Simoes (post 1700)


  • Victor Simões (b. 1981), Brazilian footballer
  • René Simões (b. 1952), Brazilian footballer and football coach
  • JP Simões (b. 1970), Portuguese singer and musician
  • José Simões (b. 1913), Portuguese footballer
  • João Simões Lopes Neto (1865-1916), Brazilian journalist and author
  • Hugo Simões (b. 1986), Portuguese footballer
  • Jaime Daniel Melão Simões (b. 1989), Portuguese footballer
  • Francisco Simões (b. 1946), Portuguese sculptor and artist
  • Fabiana da Silva Simões (b. 1989), Brazilian footballer
  • Eduardo Simões (b. 1982), Portuguese footballer
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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