Simonides

Given Name SIMONIDES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Σιμωνιδης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek σιμος (simos) "flat-nosed" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This name was borne by the 7th-century BC iambic poet Simonides of Amorgos and the 6th-century BC lyric poet Simonides of Ceos.
Entry updated December 8, 2017