What does Syms mean?
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).
Associated with: old english.
(male) Sams, Seams, ..
(female) Syga, Symi, .. Middle name pairings:
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)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Sam▼, Sami, Samm, Samy, Sima, Syd, Syed, Sylas▲ and Syon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Syms.See names in meaning and etymology.