Simeon meaning, boySimeon

Rate Simeon: Do you like this name?

Get kreatif with Simeon | Add to list (0)

Meaning and name origin

Simeon \s(i)-meon\ as a boy's name is pronounced SIM-ee-on. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Simeon is "to hear, to be heard; reputation". Biblical: the second-born of Jacob's 12 sons, Simeon was a holy old man who was promised that he would see the Messiah before he died; when the infant Jesus was presented at the Temple, Simeon recognized him instantly. Simon is the more common anglicized form.


Simeon has 3 variant forms: Shimon, Sima and Simyon.


Simeon is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#16344 out of 88799, Top 18%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Simeon for boys. Simeon reached its highest rank of #467 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Simeon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Simeon outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Simeon and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Simon (#231) and Simeon. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Simeon is also pronounced similarly to Simen, Simone and Symon. Another suggested similar baby name is Simeron. Like Simeon, these names are not commonly used.