Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: to hear, to be heard; reputation
Sounds Like: Simen, Symon, Simone
Variant forms: Shimon, Sima, Simyon
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 16344
Simeon \s(i)-meon\ as a boy's name is pronounced SIM-ee-on. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Simeon is "to hear, to be heard; reputation". Biblical: the second-born of Jacob's 12 sons, Simeon was a holy old man who was promised that he would see the Messiah before he died; when the infant Jesus was presented at the Temple, Simeon recognized him instantly. Simon is the more common anglicized form.
Simeon has 3 variant forms: Shimon, Sima and Simyon.
Baby names that sound like Simeon are Simen, Symon and Simone.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Simeon.
Simeon is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#16344 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)