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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."

Simoes Early Origins



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

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Simoes Spelling Variations


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Simoes Spelling Variations



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

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Simoes Early History


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Simoes Early History



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

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Simoes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Simoes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Simoes 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 or some of its variants were: Jose Simo Borell who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Simoes (post 1700)


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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. 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).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Marques A. H. De Oliveira. History of Portugal. New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Print.
    11. ...

    The Simoes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Simoes 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 26 February 2015 at 07:09.

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