Shimon

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
673
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shimon

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Notable Persons Named Shimon

Shimon Peres is a 9th President of Israel, 8th Prime Minister of Israel, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Defence, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Israel), Ministry of Defense (Israel), and Ministry of Finance (Israel). Shimon was given the name Szymon Perski on August 2nd, 1923 in Vishnyeva.

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Simon Dubnow was a jewish historian, writer, and activist. Simon was given the name Shimon Meyerovich Dubnow on September 10th, 1860 in Mstsislaw, Russian Empire. He passed away on December 8th, 1941.

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Shimon was born on December 23rd, 1949.

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Shimon was born on October 16th, 1939 in Tel Aviv.

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Shimon Avidan was an israeli soldier. Shimon was born on February 7th, 1911. He breathed his last breath in 1994.

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Shimon Abuhatzira is a soccer player for the Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C., Beitar Nes Tubruk F.C., Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C., AE Larissa FC, Maccabi Haifa F.C., Israel national under-19 football team, Israel national under-21 football team, and Israel national football team. Shimon was born on October 10th, 1986 in Netanya.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shimon

Masato was born in 1944.

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Ran Ben Shimon is a soccer player for the Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Haifa F.C., Hapoel Petah Tikva F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., and Israel national football team. Ran was born on November 28th, 1970 in Petah Tikva.

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Samuel was born in 1956.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1947 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1955 7 0 7
1956 6 0 6
1957 7 0 7
1958 7 0 7
1959 8 0 8
1960 6 0 6
1961 11 0 11
1963 11 0 11
1964 8 0 8
1965 5 0 5
1966 8 0 8
1967 8 0 8
1968 8 0 8
1969 11 0 11
1970 15 0 15
1971 10 0 10
1972 12 0 12
1973 10 0 10
1974 22 0 22
1975 27 0 27
1976 23 0 23
1977 22 0 22
1978 31 0 31
1979 26 0 26
1980 27 0 27
1981 21 0 21
1982 30 0 30
1983 17 0 17
1984 38 0 38
1985 47 0 47
1986 39 0 39
1987 39 0 39
1988 39 0 39
1989 45 0 45
1990 54 0 54
1991 42 0 42
1992 54 0 54
1993 47 0 47
1994 63 0 63
1995 73 0 73
1996 72 0 72
1997 80 0 80
1998 63 0 63
1999 71 0 71
2000 89 0 89
2001 101 0 101
2002 80 0 80
2003 97 0 97
2004 108 0 108
2005 118 0 118
2006 129 0 129
2007 129 0 129
2008 133 0 133
2009 182 0 182
2010 159 0 159
2011 174 0 174
2012 165 0 165
2013 154 0 154
2014 171 0 171
2015 166 0 166
2016 184 0 184
2017 173 0 173
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Popularity of Shimon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shimon U.S.
  White 94.65% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

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People with the last name Shimon are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shimon

  • How Popular is the name Shimon? Shimon is the 4,504th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shimon was the 33,810th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shimon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,792 babies born with the first name Shimon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shimon to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shimon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shimon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shimon is Thursday, March 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Shimon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shimon was in 2016 with a total of 184 babies.
  • Random Shimon Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shimon is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Shimon: Your name in reverse order is Nomihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isohnm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shimon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 673 people with the last name Shimon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shimon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shimon as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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