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Name Simon

Meaning:He (God) has heardTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, French, English
Saints:Simon the Zealot
US 2015 rank:#234     ... 232:Brooks, 233:Zane, 234:Simon, 235:Judah, 236:Griffin ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Simon, Simón, Kimon, Simen, Simeon, Simin, Simona, Simone, Simone, Simun     Details
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About Simon/Simone, the group of names with the same origin as Simon

Meaning/translation:He (God) has heard
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:Simon is derived from Simeon
 in the New Testament Simon is the original name of Petrus, the apostle
 in the Old Testament Simeon is one of the 12 sons of Jacob and thus the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
Words:shama = to hear  Hebrew
Topics:12 Apostles, 12 Tribes of Israel, New Testament, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Szymon Poland 2011,  2:Simon Switzerland 1997,  7:Simone Italy 2006,  8:Simone Germany/West 1977,  8:Simona Bulgaria 2012,  9:Simun Croatia 2014,  11:Simen Norway 2000,  14:Simon Czechia 2014,  15:Simão Portugal 2010,  23:Siem Netherlands 2014
Somehow related to:Simea
Old/original forms:Shimon Hebrew
Name variants:Simona, Simone, Simonetta, Simonette, Simonne, Symone, Semjon, Siem, Simão, Simen, Simeon, Simeone, Simon, Simon, Simón, Simone, Simun, Szymon   Sortable list   Details
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HungaryGraph2015 832014 86,  2013 92,  2012 89,  2011 89,  2010 90,  2009 91,  2008 89,  2007 91,  2006 93,  2005 89,  2004 92,  2002 95
Switzerland prevalence 2013 26
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 3511980-1989 385
USA yearlyGraph2015 234,  2014 231,  2013 2292012 255,  2011 255,  2010 251,  2009 260,  2008 260,  2007 258,  2006 239,  2005 252,  2004 254,  2003 235,  2002 242,  2001 259,  2000 263,  1999 267,  1998 301,  1997 334,  1996 341,  1995 372,  1994 356,  1993 354
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