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Boy Name: Syms

Name: Syms
Pronunciation: \s(y)-ms\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Simon; to hear, to be heard; reputation
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Symms, Simms
Similar Names: Aymes, Sam, Samy, Samm, Sami, Sylas, Sima, Sim, Symon


Syms \s(y)-ms\ as a boy's name is a variant of Simmons (Old English) and Simon (Hebrew), and the meaning of Syms is "son of Simon; to hear, to be heard; reputation".

The baby name Syms sounds like Symms and Simms. Other similar baby names are Aymes, Sam, Samy, Samm, Sami, Sylas, Sima, Sim and Symon.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Syms.


Syms is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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