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Simpkin Early Origins



The surname Simpkin was first found in county Suffolk, where the family was established in early days, distinguishing itself from its parent branches, Simon and Sim.

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Simpkin Spelling Variations


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Simpkin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Simkins, Simpkins, Simkin, Simpkin, Sinkin, Sinkins, Sinkings, Simkiss, Simpkiss, Semken, Sempken, Semkin, Sempkin, Semkins, Sempkins, Symkins, Symekyn, Symkyn, Sympkynn, Simekin, Simkinson, Simpkinson and many more.

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Simpkin Early History


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Simpkin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Simpkin research. Another 284 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1199, 1378, 1466, 1524, 1667, 1790, 1805, and 1845 are included under the topic Early Simpkin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Simpkin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Simpkin Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Simpkin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Simpkin In Ireland


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Simpkin In Ireland



Some of the Simpkin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 112 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Simpkin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Simpkin, who arrived in Maryland in 1647

Simpkin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Simpkin arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Claramont" in 1863
  • Elizabeth Simpkin arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Claramont" in 1863
  • Henry Simpkin arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Claramont" in 1863
  • Mary Ann Simpkin arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Claramont" in 1863
  • Catherine Simpkin arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Claramont" in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Simpkin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Simpkin (post 1700)



  • Mark Simpkin (b. 1972), English television presenter and entrepreneur
  • Martin George Simpkin (b. 1947), English musician, composer and arranger
  • Christopher John "Chris" Simpkin (b. 1944), English former professional footballer
  • Jonathan Simpkin (b. 1987), Australian Rules footballer, older brother of Tom Simpkin
  • Brigadier Richard Evelyn Simpkin MC (1921-1986), British Army officer and author, awarded the Military Cross for his efforts in North Africa
  • Tom Simpkin (b. 1990), Australian rules footballer
  • Luke Simpkin (b. 1979), British light heavyweight boxer based in Derbyshire

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Simpkin Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    11. ...

    The Simpkin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Simpkin 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 15 December 2014 at 16:15.

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