Simone

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Simone mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Simone

"Simone" is a name of French origin, and it means "To be Heard". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From French Simone, feminine form of Simon.

  1. A female given name.

Simone was also found in the following language(s): Danish, French, German, Italian, Latin, Norman, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Simone

Simone Missick is an actress. She was most active from 2003 to present. Simone was given the name Simone Cook in Detroit.

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Simone was born on March 14th, 1997 in Columbus, Ohio.

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Simone de Beauvoir was a philosopher. Simone was born on January 9th, 1908. She died on April 14th, 1986.

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Simone Zaza is a soccer player for the Juventus F.C., Atalanta B.C., U.C. Sampdoria, S.S. Juve Stabia, F.C. Esperia Viareggio, Ascoli Picchio F.C. 1898, U.S. Sassuolo Calcio, Italy national under-16 football team, Italy national under-17 football team, and Italy national under-19 football team. Simone was born on June 25th, 1991 in Policoro, Italy.

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Simone Battle was a musician. Her career lasted from 2006 to 2014. Simone was given the name Simone Sherise Battle on June 17th, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Simone is also known as Battle and Simone Sherise. She left this life on September 5th, 2014.

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Simone Weil was a philosopher. Simone was born on February 3rd, 1909 in Paris, France. She passed away on August 24th, 1943.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Simone

Nina Simone was a rhythm, blues, jazz, folk music, soul music, and gospel music musician. Her career lasted from 1954 to 2003. Nina was given the name Eunice Kathleen Waymon on February 21st, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, U.S. She breathed her last breath on April 21st, 2003.

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Hannah Simone is an actress, model, television hostess, vj, television presenter, and vj (media personality). She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Hannah was born on August 3rd, 1980 in London, England, UK.

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Simone is a contemporary r&b, neo soul, traditional pop music, jazz, folk music, acid jazz, and broadway theatre musician. Her career lasted from 1980 to 1980. Simone was given the name Lisa Celeste Stroud on September 12th, 1962. Simone is also known as Lisa Simone.

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Gail Simone is a comics creator.

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Marco Simone is a soccer player for the Tours FC, Calcio Como, Virtus Bergamo Alzano Seriate 1909, A.C. Milan, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., AS Monaco FC, OGC Nice, Associazione Calcio Legnano, Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Marco was born on January 7th, 1969 in Castellanza, Italy.

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Afric Simone is a singer, musician, and entertainer. Afric was given the name Henrique Simone on July 17th, 1956.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 5 5 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 15 15 0
1912 17 17 0
1913 31 26 5
1914 22 22 0
1915 29 29 0
1916 41 34 7
1917 36 30 6
1918 37 37 0
1919 32 32 0
1920 50 44 6
1921 35 35 0
1922 60 53 7
1923 48 39 9
1924 43 43 0
1925 45 40 5
1926 38 38 0
1927 32 32 0
1928 51 46 5
1929 29 29 0
1930 22 17 5
1931 29 23 6
1932 23 23 0
1933 23 23 0
1934 15 15 0
1935 17 17 0
1936 40 40 0
1937 99 99 0
1938 84 74 10
1939 51 51 0
1940 69 64 5
1941 59 59 0
1942 59 59 0
1943 49 49 0
1944 38 38 0
1945 43 43 0
1946 55 55 0
1947 54 54 0
1948 67 67 0
1949 52 44 8
1950 51 51 0
1951 61 61 0
1952 61 61 0
1953 50 50 0
1954 44 44 0
1955 52 52 0
1956 60 60 0
1957 59 59 0
1958 39 39 0
1959 105 105 0
1960 262 257 5
1961 292 282 10
1962 216 216 0
1963 202 202 0
1964 248 248 0
1965 224 224 0
1966 305 305 0
1967 274 267 7
1968 272 267 5
1969 272 272 0
1970 271 258 13
1971 252 240 12
1972 228 217 11
1973 224 214 10
1974 192 182 10
1975 194 189 5
1976 193 184 9
1977 199 188 11
1978 256 247 9
1979 231 219 12
1980 233 226 7
1981 418 411 7
1982 283 277 6
1983 276 269 7
1984 271 261 10
1985 234 225 9
1986 271 259 12
1987 424 414 10
1988 807 797 10
1989 752 732 20
1990 777 767 10
1991 707 691 16
1992 631 623 8
1993 570 559 11
1994 524 512 12
1995 552 544 8
1996 580 571 9
1997 556 550 6
1998 578 571 7
1999 444 444 0
2000 458 447 11
2001 521 506 15
2002 503 503 0
2003 520 515 5
2004 623 616 7
2005 532 522 10
2006 539 528 11
2007 600 592 8
2008 561 561 0
2009 492 486 6
2010 431 431 0
2011 449 444 5
2012 438 433 5
2013 426 426 0
2014 395 387 8
2015 348 340 8
2016 388 379 9
2017 373 373 0

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Popularity of Simone as a first name

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Popularity of Simone as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Simone U.S.
  White 90.72% 64.26%
  African American 2.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Simone

People with the last name Simone are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Simone

  • What name lists does Simone rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Simone? Simone is the 1,501st most popular name of all time. As a last name Simone was the 4,878th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Simone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,531 babies born with the first name Simone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Simone to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Simone? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Simone first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Simone is Friday, July 22nd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Simone born? The highest recorded use of the first name Simone was in 1988 with a total of 797 babies.
  • Random Simone Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Simone ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 10 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Simone: Your name in reverse order is Enomis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Msoeni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Simone? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,221 people with the last name Simone.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Simone? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Simone as their last name.

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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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