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Simerson Family History

Simerson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Simon.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Jimerson, Iverson, Simeon, Pierson, Simpson, Emerson, Simison

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Where is the Simerson family from?

You can see how Simerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Simerson families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Simerson families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 62% of all the recorded Simerson's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Simerson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Simerson. 25% of Simerson men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Simerson women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simerson were Proprietor and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
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What Simerson family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Simerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simerson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Simerson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 637 military records available for the last name Simerson. For the veterans among your Simerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simerson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Simerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Simerson in 1962 was 56, and 90 in 2004.

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