What does Simmons mean?
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Simon.
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 (#unlisted) 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)