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Boy Name: Simpson

Name: Simpson
Pronunciation: \s(i)-mp-son, sim-pson\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Simon
Origin: English
Related Names: Simon
Sounds Like: Sampson
Similar Names: Samson, Simonson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 126


Simpson \s(i)-mp-son, sim-pson\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Simpson is "son of Simon".

For more information, see also the related name Simon.

A baby name that sounds like Simpson is Sampson. Other similar baby names are Samson and Simonson.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Simpson.


Simpson is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#126 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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