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What does Symms mean?

Symms Pronunciation of Symms [symms] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Symms means "to hear, listen; reputation". Symms is an alternate spelling of Simon (Hebrew).


Symms has 2 variants: Simms and Syms.

5 more relations via Simon: Sim, Simen, Simmons, Symon and Szymon.

Creative forms:
(male) Semms, Sems, ..

(female) Symisa, Symsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Symms Lenny (S.L.), ..

How popular is Symms?

Symms is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#118236 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sim, Simon (#234 the previous year) and Szymon are the popular alternative forms of Symms (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Symms reached its most widespread 135 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.09%, 10%). Simon is more universally found than the rest, while Sim has lost favor. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Symms is alike in pronunciation to Semmes. Other suggested similar names are Samm, Sammy and Sylas. These names tend to be more frequently used than Symms.

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