The name Simonov is a patronymic
formed by adding the Russian suffix "-ov/ev" meaning "son of" to the popular personal name
Simon. The name Simon is derived ultimately from the Hebrew
Shim'on, but had become Simon by the time of the New Testament, and was a popular given name throughout Western Europe in the Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Simonov family
The surname Simonov was first found in "White Russia," or Belorussian part of Russia, where the name originated in early times.
Early History of the Simonov family
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Simonov Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Simonov, Simonin, Simonich, Shimonov, Simeonov, Semyonov, Semanov, Simonin, Simakov, Simukov, Simushin and many more.
Early Notables of the Simonov family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Simonov family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maria Magdalena Simonin, who arrived in New York city in 1710; and Anna Margretha Simonin, who came to New York city in 1710.
Contemporary Notables of the name Simonov (post 1700)
- Sergei Sergeevich Simonov (1992-2016), Russian professional ice hockey player
- Konstantin Mikhailovich Simonov (1915-1979), Russian writer of historically based poems, novels and plays. He was awarded the Stalin prize three times