Simmonds Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Simmonds Name Meaning: This is a variant of 'Simmons',patronymic of 'Simon'. Simon is believed to mean to'hearken' or to 'listen'. May have also been of Norman derivation from the foremand 'Simund' meaning 'victory' and 'protection'.

A surname taken from the father's forename in this case Simon or a varient of it. May have also been given to someone 'victorious' or who offered 'protection' as a nickname or after their occupation.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Simmonds Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Simmonds family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 190
Female Servant 118
Independent 93
Labourer 73
Male Servant 43
Carpenter 29
Shoe Maker 26
Farmer 21
Joiner & Hatter 20
Gardener 19
Dress Maker 16
Ag Labourer 16
Pauper 15
Laundress 14
Hatter 13
Mariner 11
Servant 10
Baker 9
Apprentice 8
Blacksmith 8
Pensioner 8
Miller 7
Brick Layer 7
Butcher 7
Lab 7

Simmonds Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Simmonds 100% 55,682
2 Simonds 88% 6,591
3 Summonds 88% 1,824
4 Sammonds 88% 309

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