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Definition: A patronymic name meaning "son of Sim," with Sim being a medieval short form of Simon. The first name Simon is a Greek form of the Hebrew name Shim'on, meaning "hearkening" or "listening."

Surname Origin: Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings: SIMSON

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SIMPSON Surname Mailing List
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Surname Finder - SIMPSON Genealogy & Family Resources
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DistantCousin.com - SIMPSON Genealogy & Family History
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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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