Shimon

Shimon - A very unique male name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shimon, meaning to be heard, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1755. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shimon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shimon? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shimon. The baby boy name Shimon was given to 146 baby boys in 2012, ranking #992 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 11,240 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shimon peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2009 on position 944.



Famous with this name

Shimon Finkel
Shimon Naveh
Shimon Mimran


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Shimon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shimon is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #167 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #281.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shimon is where you live.


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Shimon origin and meaning

Shimon is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means to be heard. To see famous people named Shimon, pop culture references for the name Shimon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shimon

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shimon, sorted by popularity.

Sean / Shawn / Shane / Sam / Shaun / Shannon / Simon / Sammy / Sammie / Sonny /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012992
2011963
20101010
2009944
20081064
20071119
20061068
20051051
20041107
20031161
20021189
20011066
20001125
19991195
19981257
19971093
19961184
19951102
19941202
19931423
19921228
19911381
19901224
19891254
19881310
19871297
19861222
19851052
19841189
19831604
19821423
19811645
19801539
19791360
19781135
19771535
19761299
19751279
19741283
19731532
19721560
19711748
19701469
19691335
19681444
19671331
19661390
19651725
19641549
19631356
19611380
19601549
19591753
19581557
19571750
19551742
19471755

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York167
New Jersey281

Even more about Shimon


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shimon a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shimon?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2009
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Shimon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 11,240
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +146

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