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pinWhat does Shimon mean?

Shimon /shi-mon/ [2 sylls.] 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).


Shimon has 15 relations via Simeon, Simon: Si, Sim, Sima, Simen, Simmonds, Simmons, Simms, Simone, Simonson, Simpson, Simyon, Symms, Symon, Syms and Szymon.

Kreatif forms: Shimonne, Shimonnee, Shomon. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Shimon and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Shimon (not ranked) are Simon (#231 in 2014), Szymon, Simpson, Sim and Simeon. Variants like Simms are seldom used. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4046%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1538%, 62%), with the versions Simeon and Sim becoming less stylish. Simon (#231) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation, with this name having a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sim, Simeon, Simon, Simpson in U.S.

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

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A recommended similar baby name is Shanon. Like Shimon, this name is not frequently used.