What does Simmons mean?
Simmons /sim-mons/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Simmons is "son of Simon". Music producer Russell Simmons.
Related boy name: Simon.Kreatif forms: Simmonssi, Simmonsso, Somons. [more]
How popular is Simmons?
Simmons is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#103 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Simon (#231 a year ago) and Sim are the popular alternative forms of Simmons (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.722%) and is now much less (usage 0.3845%, down 46.7%), with the form Sim becoming less in vogue. Simon (#231) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation, and there is a revival in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Simmons and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)