From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Simon. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born after 1975

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

1) German spelling of Σιμων (Simon), a Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) = 'he has heard, hearkening'

2) Greek simós = 'snub nose'

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