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
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)
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