Simon

Simon - A very unique male name



  Jul 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Simon, meaning the listener, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #192. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Simon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Simon? 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 Simon. The baby boy name Simon was given to 1,413 baby boys in 2012, ranking #254 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,161 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Simon peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 192.



Famous with this name

Simon Pegg
Simon Kinberg
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Simon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Simon is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #130 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #601.

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 Simon is where you live.


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Simon origin and meaning

Simon is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means the listener. To see famous people named Simon, pop culture references for the name Simon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Simon

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

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

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
2012254
2011257
2010251
2009258
2008260
2007258
2006239
2005250
2004254
2003235
2002244
2001258
2000262
1999269
1998303
1997333
1996344
1995377
1994357
1993363
1992350
1991374
1990378
1989385
1988356
1987348
1986330
1985336
1984301
1983380
1982395
1981364
1980384
1979364
1978431
1977420
1976390
1975441
1974446
1973422
1972440
1971453
1970499
1969505
1968480
1967509
1966564
1965570
1964549
1963560
1962573
1961526
1960545
1959573
1958562
1957536
1956523
1955493
1954496
1953495
1952471
1951490
1950440
1949486
1948448
1947450
1946440
1945447
1944448
1943401
1942440
1941432
1940419
1939420
1938390
1937422
1936436
1935388
1934403
1933382
1932383
1931383
1930324
1929348
1928361
1927347
1926351
1925311
1924323
1923319
1922289
1921279
1920313
1919273
1918285
1917270
1916276
1915276
1914267
1913246
1912237
1911222
1910192

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont130
Minnesota133
Nebraska137
District of Columbia140
Utah144
Massachusetts156
New York161
Wisconsin167
Oregon176
Connecticut178
North Dakota178
New Hampshire186
Kansas188
Missouri189
Washington190
Maine191
Maryland196
Ohio198
Delaware199
Colorado205
Virginia212
South Dakota214
Alaska221
Indiana226
Idaho231
Michigan235
New Mexico246
Illinois258
Pennsylvania261
Georgia268
North Carolina273
Iowa273
Tennessee281
California292
West Virginia293
Kentucky295
New Jersey298
Arkansas323
Texas327
Florida336
Arizona383
Louisiana396
South Carolina482
Oklahoma502
Alabama601

Even more about Simon


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 Simon 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 Simon?

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
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Simon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,161
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,413

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