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pinWhat does Simeon mean?

Simeon /sime-on/ as a boys' name is pronounced SIM-ee-on. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Simeon is "to hear, listen". 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 variants: Shimon, Sima and Simyon.

Simeon has 10 more relations via Simon: Sim, Simen, Simmonds, Simmons, Simms, Simone, Simonson, Simpson, Symon and Szymon.

Kreatif forms: Seymeon, Silmeon, Sinmeon. [more]

pinHow popular is Simeon?

Simeon is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#14208 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Simeon for boys. Simeon reached its highest position of #467 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Simeon and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Simeon rated in the Top 1000 are Simon (#231 last year), Szymon, Simpson and Sim. Other forms, like Simone, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Simeon was at its highest about 13 decades ago (median #595) and is somewhat less today (#846, 62%), with versions like Sim falling out of fashion. Simon is the most fashionable name for newborns among these, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for this name.

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

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

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Simeon is alike in pronunciation to Salmon and Suman. Other recommended similar baby names are Admon, Aimon, Ammon, Amon, Aymon, Camdon, Camedon, Cimeron, Daimon, Dameon, Damon, Deleon, Deveon, Dillon, Dion, Edmon, Eifion, Eilon, Einion, Eion, Gideon, Gilleon, Gilon, Haimon, Hilton, Jimson, Kamdon, Keon, Kieron, Leon, Lindon, Liron, Maimon, Marmeon, Miron, Nilson, Nixon, Samson, Sanson, Savion, Savyon, Saxen, Saxon, Sean, Sefton, Seldon, Severn, Shanon, Shovon, Sigmond, Simba, Simcha, Simeron, Simha, Sinjin, Sion, Sior, Somerton, Soren, Stefon, Stern, Sven, Swen, Swinton, Syon, Tamson, Tilton, Timon, Tymon, Vinson, Vinton, Zinon and Zion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Simeon.