What does Sim mean?
Sim [sim] as a name for boys has its roots in Old English and Hebrew, and Sim means "son of Simon; to hear, listen; reputation". Sim is a variant form of Simmons (Old English): music producer Russell Simmons. Sim is also a form of Simon (Hebrew).
Associated with: old english.
(male) Sido, Sip, ..
(female) Sido, Snia, .. Middle name pairings:
Sim Daylan (S.D.), ..
How popular is Sim?
Sim is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6376 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Sim reached its apex rank of #394 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shimon (#1168 in recent rankings), Simeon (#1005) and Simon (#234) are the popular varying forms of Sim listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Sim was more pronounced among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.1%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.1%, down 4%), but with the form Sim becoming less in vogue. Simon is the most fashionable birth name among these.