Simon

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Nordic spelling of Σιμων (Simon), a Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) = 'he has heard, hearkening' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Greek simós = 'snub nose' [3] [4] [6]

3) "Latinised" form of Sigmundr [3] [4]

Related Names

Sema
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Semen
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Semi
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Semoi
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Semon
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Siim
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Siimon
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Siimoni
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Siimonni
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Siimorni
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Siimu
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Siimuuni
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Siimuut
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Sima
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Simana
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Sime
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Simen
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Simi
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Símin
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Faroese
Simit
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Sami
Simmá
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Sami
Simme
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Simmon
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Sami
Simo
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Sîmo
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Simoen
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Simon
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Símon
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Simone
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Sîmóne
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Sîmorne
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Simppa
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Símun
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Sîmûne
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Simuna
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Sîmût
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Simå
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Symon
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Sømjo
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Norwegian

See also Semjon, Simeon, Szymon

For female forms see Simona

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Simoninpoika Finland
Simonsen Denmark Norway
Simonson Norway Sweden
Simonssen Norway
Simonsson Norway Sweden
Simonssøn Norway
Simonsøn Norway

Female

Simondatter Norway
Simondotter Norway
Simonintytär Finland
Simonsdatter Denmark Norway
Simonsdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Simon
Genitive: Simons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Simon
Genitive: Simonin
Partitive: Simonia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Simon
Genitive: Simons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Simon
Genitive: Simons

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

28 October

Norway Norway

28 October

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

28 October

Sweden Sweden

28 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Simon Kaurin Slåttvik (24 July 1917 – 7 May 2001), Norwegian skier

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
13 84 30422 38680
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 20443 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
5 n.a. 5344 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 10 n.a. 2623
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Simon(m) Sources: [7][8][9][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Simon(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Simon(m)

Sources: [7] [8] [9] [10]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables