Origin of the name Simeon
Simeon is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Simeon are in general originating from France, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Name meaning of Simeon
- He heard
- Name Number: 3
- Interpretation: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism
History and Related Information
Biblical: from Hebrew, meaning ‘hearkening’. It is borne by several Old and New Testament characters, rendered in the Authorized Version variously as Shimeon, Simeon, and Simon. In the New Testament, it is the spelling used for the man who blessed the infant Christ (Luke 2: 25).
Popularity of the given name
The name Simeon is ranked on the 4,264ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 35000 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.002% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Simeon has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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