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Sima (boy)

What does Sima mean?

Sima Pronunciation of Sima [sima] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Sima) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Sima is "to hear, listen". Sima is a variant form of Simeon (Hebrew).


2 different relations via Simeon: Shimon and Simyon.

Creative forms:
(male) Shima, Stima, ..

(female) Siga, Simaza, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sima Rayyan (S.R.), ..

How popular is Sima?

Sima is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#26807 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Shimon (#1168 a year ago) and Simeon (#1005) are the popular variation forms of Sima (unlisted). These forms of Sima were favored less than a decade ago and have remained as common to this day. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sima and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sima is pronounced similarly to Sami, Sammy, Samy and Simha. Other suggested similar names are Dima, Rama, Sam, Samm, Sela, Shea, Shia, Shiva, Si, Sid, Silas, Sill, Sim, Simba, Simcha, Simen, Simms, Simon, Sion, Sior, Siraj, Slim, Suman and Syms. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sima.

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