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Coat of Arms: Gold and black diagonally with a lion rampant.
Crest: A demi lion.
Motto: Nil desperandum.
Motto Translated: Never despairing.
Coat of Arms: A silver shield with a green chief on which there are three silver crescents.
Crest: A falcon volant proper.
Motto: Alis nutrior.
Motto Translated: I am fed by my wings.
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
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest click here
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
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