What does Simone mean?
Simone [si-mone] as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Simone) is pronounced see-mohn, sih-MOHN. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Simone is "hear, listen". Feminine of Simon. Used outside of France from the middle of the 20th century. Actress Simone Signoret; writer Simone de Beauvoir; gymnast Simona Amanar.
Associated with: 20th century (modern).
Related girl name: Ximena.Creative forms:
(female) Simoney, Somone, ..
(male) Simode, Simoxe, .. Middle name pairings:
Simone Michaela (S.M.), ..
How popular is Simone?
Simone is a very prominent first name for women (#711 out of 4276, Top 17%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#4607 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Simone entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #347 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is currently at #821. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Simone (#821 from recent data) are Ximena (#125 from recent data), Simona and Symone. These forms of Simone were favored as baby names in 2015 (average #1236). Simone is more widely used than the rest, though Ximena is now the preferred form.
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