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Symonds Name Meaning

English: variant of Simmons with excrescent -d.

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


Similar surnames: Simonds, Symons, Simons, Symes, Syms, Edmonds, Symmonds, Simmons

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Where is the Symonds family from?

You can see how Symonds families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Symonds family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Symonds families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 48 Symonds families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 32% of all the recorded Symonds's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Symonds families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Symonds surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Symonds ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Symonds. 44% of Symonds men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Symonds women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Symonds were Labourer and Nurse. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Fisherman
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Nurse
    50%
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Census Records

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Symonds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Symonds 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Symonds. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Symonds. For the veterans among your Symonds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Symonds lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Symonds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Symonds in 1945 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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