Simeon

Simeon - A very unique male name



  May 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Simeon, meaning God is listening, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1714. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Simeon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Simeon? 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 Simeon. The baby boy name Simeon was given to 146 baby boys in 2012, ranking #993 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. Simeon peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2003 on position 823.



Famous with this name

Simeon Sj÷berg
Simeon Bryan
Simeon Andrews


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Simeon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Simeon is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #492 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,991.

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 Simeon is where you live.


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Simeon origin and meaning

Simeon is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means God is listening. To see famous people named Simeon, pop culture references for the name Simeon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Simeon

We've found the following names that sound similar to Simeon, 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
2012993
20111215
20101001
20091041
2008981
2007961
2006979
2005870
2004871
2003823
20021106
2001980
2000929
1999988
1998920
19971015
1996896
19951098
19941374
19931254
19921293
19911278
19901349
19891120
19881254
19871160
19861082
19851285
19841019
19831520
19821000
1981914
1980871
19791088
19781274
19771049
19761071
19751017
19741219
19731281
19721143
19711226
19701129
19691279
19681202
19661683
19651727
19641753
19631746
19581751
19521743
19501705
19331457
19321748
19261673
19251357
19181832
19171787
19151714

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana492
Wisconsin580
Oregon606
Pennsylvania626
Illinois641
Washington664
Alabama674
Minnesota694
Maryland814
Virginia944
Michigan999
Ohio1021
Texas1091
Florida1160
Georgia1183
New York1194
California1991

Even more about Simeon


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 Simeon 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 Simeon?

3 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
2003
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Simeon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 11,240
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +146

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