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Symonds Surname History

At least one branch of the Symonds family originated in England.  Through time, this branch moved to Portugal and then emigrated to Australia. Did all branches of the Symonds family begin in England? Do you know more about the history of the Symonds family and the meaning of the surname Symonds? Please add your knowledge to this page.

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Symonds Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

One brianch of the Symonds family originated in England.  They then went to Portugal.. One of the people in this branch, Richard Gilbert Symonds b.1810, emigrated to Australia as a surveyor with Colonial Light to help build the new colony of Adelaide, South Australia in approximately 1837.

Symonds Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Symonds come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Many of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Symonds are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Symonds were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Symonds. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Symonds last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Symonds transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over the years.

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  • Richard Gilbert Symonds, born 1810. A surveyor in  Adelaide, South Australia

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