What does Shimon mean?
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) with the prefix Sh-. Shimon is also a derivative of Simon (Hebrew).
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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)
Presented below is the birth name history of Shimon for boys. 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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the history of Shimon and corresponding 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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.