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Simoes Name Meaning

Portuguese (Simões): patronymic from the personal name Simão, Portuguese equivalent of Simon.

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


Similar surnames: Simos, Simes, Simmons, Simons, Simonis, Simone, Imes, Simas, Simcoe

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Where is the Simoes family from?

You can see how Simoes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simoes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Simoes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Simoes families living in Quebec. This was about 83% of all the recorded Simoes's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Simoes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simoes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simoes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Simoes. 23% of Simoes men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Simoes women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simoes were Farmer and Weaver.

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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
    23%
  • Carpenter
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    45%
  • Sewer
    34%
  • Weaver
    23%
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What Simoes family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 908 census records available for the last name Simoes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simoes 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Simoes. 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 254 military records available for the last name Simoes. For the veterans among your Simoes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simoes lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Simoes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Simoes in 1964 was 47, and 65 in 2004.

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