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Simone (boy)

What does Simone mean?

Simone Pronunciation of Simone [si-mone] as a name for boys (also used more widely as girls' name Simone) is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Simone is "to hear, listen; reputation". Simone is a version of Simon (Hebrew).


Simone has 3 variants: Simen, Simeon and Symon.

8 more related forms via Simon: Shimon, Sim, Simmonds, Simmons, Simms, Simonson, Simpson and Szymon.

1 feminine form: Ximena.

Creative forms:
(male) Simode, Simoxe, ..

(female) Siman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Simone Grayden (S.G.), ..

How popular is Simone?

Simone is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4607 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Simone (not ranked) are Shimon (#1168 from current records), Sim, Simeon (#1005), Simon (#234), Simpson and Szymon. Other variants, like Simen, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Simone reached its most widespread a century ago (median #997) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1401, 7% less usage), but with the version Sim becoming less trendy. Simon is the most fashionable baby name among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Simone is pronounced similarly to Salmon, Simyon and Suman. Other recommended names are Aimon, Aimond (see Aimon), Aimone, Antone, Boone, Damone, Gideone, Jerone, Keirone (see Kyrone), Kirone, Kyrone, Leone, Lerone, Ottone, Ramone, Roone, Salomone, Sammie, Samson, Sansone, Saxon, Seamore, Seigmond, Seton, Seymore, Shaine, Shane, Shayne, Shonn, Sidney, Sidonio, Sigmond, Sigmund, Signe, Signy, Sima, Simba, Simcha, Simeron, Simha, Sion, Sior, Siors, Sivney, Sivnie (see Sivney), Sloane, Smokey, Smoky, Sterne, Stone, Stoner, Stones, Stoney, Strong, Sumner, Swaine, Swayne, Symonds, Syon, Szymond, Timon, Tirone and Tyrone. These names tend to be more frequently used than Simone.

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