Simos Family History
Simos Name Meaning
from the personal name Simos, a pet form of the personal name Simon. nickname from Greek simos ‘snub-nosed’. from a reduced form of the personal name Gerasimos, a derivative of geras ‘old age’, or of the homonymous geras ‘honor’. This was borne by a 5th-century saint, venerated in the Eastern Church, who was chiefly famous for extracting a thorn from a lion’s paw. Compare Grasmick.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press