Simeon

  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: boy
Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 07, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jan 20, 2021
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The meaning of Simeon is 'God has heard'. The name is of Hebrew origin and traditionally used by parents to name a baby boy. In the Bible, the name is attributed to the second-born son of Jacob, Simeon, and it is taken from the Hebrew phrase 'shama on', meaning ‘he has heard’ or ‘God has heard’. A character named Simeon also appears in T.S. Eliot's ‘A Song For Simeon’. Other notable people with this name include Simeon Slavens Willis, the 46th Governor of Kentucky, who served between 1943 and 1947, and Tsar Simeon I the Great, the first tsar of the Bulgarian empire from 893 to 927.

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Simeon is most often associated with the gender: male.
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S-I-M-E-O-N, 6-letter male given name.

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