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Simpson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim. English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Sibson, Kimpton, Lipson, Sampson, Impson, Plimpton, Simson, Simon

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Simpson Family Origin

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Simpson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Going To School

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simpson. A less common occupation for the Simpson family was Labourer. The most common Simpson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Simpson's were Farmers.

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Simpson Historical Records

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Simpson Life Expectancy

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Famous Simpson Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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