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Origin and popularity of the name SIMONS


Simons : 1: English: variant of Simon with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.2: North German Dutch Flemish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Simon. This surname is also found in France (Nord Alsace and Lorraine). In North America it has also absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives e.g. Slovenian Simončič and Simonič Slovak Šimončič and Šimonič (see Simoncic and Simonic). Compare Simonds.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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