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Shimon

What does Shimon mean?

Shimon Pronunciation of Shimon [shi-mon] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and Shimon means "to hear, listen; reputation". Shimon is a version of Simeon (Hebrew). Shimon is also a derivative of Simon (Hebrew).

Variations

10 relations via Simeon, Simon: Sim, Sima, Simen, Simmons, Simms, Simone, Simpson, Simyon, Symon and Szymon.

Creative forms:
(male) Shiton, Spimon, ..

(female) Shisan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shimon Dash (S.D.), ..

How popular is Shimon?

Shimon is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#34503 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shimon entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #1046 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #1168 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shimon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shimon outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Shimon (#1168 in recent rankings) are Simon (#234 in recent rankings), Simeon (#1005), Szymon, Sim and Simpson. Other variants, like Simmons, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Shimon was common a century ago (median #997) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1401, 6.8%). Simon is more universally found than the rest, while Sim used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shimon, Sim, Simeon, Simon, Simpson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Simon, Szymon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adison, Admon, Aharon, Aimon, Alison, Amon, Armon, Aymon, Beamon, Biron, Brion, Caidon, Daimon, Damon, Delmon, Dilon, Eilon, Eion, Eliron, Evion, Garmon, Gilon, Haimon, Harmon, Jamon, Keiron, Liron, Maimon, Nixon, Philemon, Raymon, Salmon, Savyon, Seaman, Seaton, Sefton, Seldon, Sexton, Shadoe, Shalmon, Shalom, Shamir, Shan, Shanan, Shanen, Shann, Shannon, Shanon, Shavon, Shawn, Shayan, Shaylon, Shem, Sherman, Shermon, Shilo, Shiloh, Shipton, Shivaun, Sholom, Shovon, Shylo, Simba, Sion, Sior, Solomon, Spiro, Stevon, Suman, Swinton, Syon, Tharon, Thurmon, Timon and Zinon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shimon.

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