What does Shimon mean?
Shimon /shi-mon/ as a name for boys. Shimon's name origin is Hebrew, and Shimon means "to hear, listen; reputation". Shimon is a version of Simeon (Hebrew) with the prefix Sh-. Shimon is also a derivative of Simon (Hebrew).
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)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of Shimon and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Shimon (not ranked) are Simon (#231 in recent rankings), Szymon, Simpson, Sim and Simeon. Other variants, like Simmons, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Shimon was common a century ago (median #595) and is somewhat less today (#846, ▼62%). Simon is more universally found than the rest, while forms such as Simeon used to be popular. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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