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Girl Name: Simone

Name: Simone
Pronunciation: \s(i)-mo-ne\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Simone's also a boy name)
Meaning: hear, listen
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Ximena
Variant forms: Shimona, Shimonah, Simeona, Simmina, Simona, Simonetta, Simonette, Simonia, Simonina, Simonna, Simonne, Symona, Symone
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 711
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4380

Description

Simone \s(i)-mo-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Simone), is pronounced see-mohn, sih-MOHN. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Simone is "hear, listen". Feminine form of Simon. Used outside of France from the middle of the 20th century. Actress Simone Signoret; writer Simone de Beauvoir; gymnast Simona Amanar.

Simone has 13 variant forms: Shimona, Shimonah, Simeona, Simmina, Simona, Simonetta, Simonette, Simonia, Simonina, Simonna, Simonne, Symona and Symone.

For more information, see also the related name Ximena.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Simone.

Popularity

Simone is a very popular first name for women (#711 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4380 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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