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What does Syms mean?

Syms Pronunciation of Syms [syms] as a name for boys is of Old English and Hebrew origin, and the name Syms means "son of Simon; to hear, listen; reputation". Syms is a variant form of Simmons (Old English): music producer Russell Simmons. Syms is also a form of Simon (Hebrew).



VARIANTS Symms, Simms, Semmes

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA SIMMONS, SIMON Si, Sim, Simen, Symon, Symonds, Szymon

(male) Sams, Seams, ..

(female) Syga, Symi, ..

Syms Scott (S.S.), ..

How popular is Syms?

Syms is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#39052 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Syms (UNLISTED) are Sim, Simon (#234 VIA LATEST LIST) and Szymon. These forms of Syms were favored by parents 135 years ago (AVERAGE #852) and have remained as popular to this day (#1411, 10%), but with the form Sim becoming less fashionable. Simon is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this list. (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

Suggested similar names are Sam, Sami, Samm, Samy, Sima, Syd, Syed, Sylas and Syon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Syms.

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