simpson coat of arms

Simpson Coat of Arms / Simpson Family Crest


Spelling variations of this family name include: Simpson, Simson, Simsoun, Symson, Symsoun, Simpsone and many more.First found in Buckinghamshire, England where an area named Simpson was listed in the Domesday Book (1086) as being held by the Bishop of Bayeux.Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Simpson who settled in Maine in 1635; John and Joe Simpson settled in Boston in 1635; Robert Simpson settled in Maryland in 1633; another Robert Simpson settled in Salem in 1630.Motto Translated: I am fed by my wings.

Suggested Readings for the name Simpson

  • The Descendants of Simpson-Roach Families of South Carolina by Max Peery.
  • Look Back with Pride by Dorothea Simpson Meriwether.
  • Simpson, Family of the American Frontier by John Worth Simpson.
Some noteworthy people of the name Simpson

  • Jessica Ann Simpson (b. 1980), American pop singer and actress
  • George Gaylord Simpson (1902-1984), American paleontologist and zoologist
  • Orenthal James “OJ” Simpson (b. 1947), retired American football player
  • Rear Admiral Roger Whitton Simpson (1898-1964), American Admiral awarded the Navy Cross during WW2
  • Ernest Aldrich Simpson, British shipping executive, best known as the second husband of Wallis Simpson, who married the former Edward VIII
  • George Simpson, meteorologist for Scott’s Antarctic expedition
  • George Simpson (b. 1942), Baron Simpson of Dunkeld, British politician
  • Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson (1921-1997), English composer
  • General Sir Frank Simpson,
  • Sir Cyril Simpson,
  • Rev. Rennie Simpson,
  • Sir George Simpson (1792-1860), English explorer, meteorologist and administrator of the Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Robert Baddely Simpson (b. 1936), Australian cricket player
  • Sir James Simpson,