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since 1880

Simon

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25k Simone (French)
8k Simeon (Greek)
4k Simona (Spanish)
< 1k Symona (American)

How popular is the baby name Simon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 88 0 88
1881 75 0 75
1882 78 0 78
1883 90 0 90
1884 85 0 85
1885 83 0 83
1886 97 0 97
1887 67 0 67
1888 109 0 109
1889 69 0 69
1890 73 0 73
1891 63 0 63
1892 80 0 80
1893 71 0 71
1894 87 0 87
1895 57 0 57
1896 85 0 85
1897 79 0 79
1898 68 0 68
1899 68 0 68
1900 75 0 75
1901 72 0 72
1902 58 0 58
1903 77 0 77
1904 76 0 76
1905 80 0 80
1906 83 0 83
1907 79 0 79
1908 85 0 85
1909 94 0 94
1910 132 0 132
1911 137 0 137
1912 226 0 226
1913 244 6 238
1914 274 0 274
1915 326 0 326
1916 352 0 352
1917 358 0 358
1918 374 0 374
1919 363 0 363
1920 342 0 342
1921 399 5 394
1922 376 0 376
1923 328 0 328
1924 330 0 330
1925 337 0 337
1926 286 0 286
1927 283 0 283
1928 267 0 267
1929 267 0 267
1930 282 0 282
1931 232 0 232
1932 215 0 215
1933 200 5 195
1934 197 0 197
1935 200 0 200
1936 177 0 177
1937 195 0 195
1938 224 0 224
1939 206 0 206
1940 193 0 193
1941 192 0 192
1942 209 0 209
1943 249 0 249
1944 186 0 186
1945 179 0 179
1946 210 0 210
1947 235 5 230
1948 220 0 220
1949 199 0 199
1950 227 0 227
1951 197 0 197
1952 230 0 230
1953 202 0 202
1954 226 0 226
1955 223 0 223
1956 209 0 209
1957 209 0 209
1958 198 0 198
1959 202 0 202
1960 224 0 224
1961 227 0 227
1962 206 0 206
1963 213 0 213
1964 222 0 222
1965 196 5 191
1966 198 0 198
1967 224 0 224
1968 254 0 254
1969 244 0 244
1970 280 0 280
1971 343 6 337
1972 342 0 342
1973 352 6 346
1974 335 0 335
1975 341 0 341
1976 398 0 398
1977 367 0 367
1978 352 0 352
1979 483 0 483
1980 464 6 458
1981 464 0 464
1982 442 6 436
1983 463 0 463
1984 656 0 656
1985 564 0 564
1986 606 0 606
1987 583 8 575
1988 595 10 585
1989 580 5 575
1990 620 0 620
1991 627 8 619
1992 696 9 687
1993 673 7 666
1994 689 10 679
1995 647 5 642
1996 728 0 728
1997 780 0 780
1998 955 9 946
1999 1,123 0 1,123
2000 1,249 0 1,249
2001 1,274 5 1,269
2002 1,397 0 1,397
2003 1,420 0 1,420
2004 1,305 0 1,305
2005 1,311 0 1,311
2006 1,421 5 1,416
2007 1,349 0 1,349
2008 1,351 6 1,345
2009 1,331 0 1,331
2010 1,366 0 1,366
2011 1,358 0 1,358
2012 1,452 10 1,442
2013 1,607 0 1,607
2014 1,613 0 1,613
2015 1,641 8 1,633

Want to know about the popularity of the Simon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55,876 babies born with the name Simon in the United States. That's more than enough Simons to occupy the territory of American Samoa (USA) with an estimated population of 55,519 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 88 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Simon" was in 2015 with a total of 1,633 babies. (That's a lot of baby Simons)

According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Simon" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 15 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of 1,641 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Simon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Simon as well as things modernly associated with the name Simon such as celebrities named Simon.

Origin and Meaning of Simon

The name "Simon" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "To be heard". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell is a reality television judge, businessman, philanthropist, television and record producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1979 to present. Simon was born in 1959 as Simon Phillip Cowell in Lambeth, London, England.

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Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Simon was born in 1970 as Simon John Beckingham.

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Simon Baker

Simon Baker is an actor and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Simon was born in 1969 as Simon Baker in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

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Tim Roth

Tim Roth is an actor and film director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Tim was born in 1961 as Simon Timothy Roth in Dulwich, London, England.

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James D'Arcy

James D'Arcy is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. James was born in 1975 as Simon Richard D'Arcy in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England.

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Simon Rex

Simon Rex is an actor, comedian, rapper, and record producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Simon was born in 1974 as Simon Rex Cutright in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Simon

Simon And Garfunkel
Simon Bolivar
Simon Halls
Simon Sinek
Simon Helberg
Simon Monjack
Simon Says Yoga
Simon Pearce

Alternative Meanings

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

M is for melody, the song of life.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nomis". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Imons". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Simon born Aug 5, 1953

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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