Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts שִׁמְעִי(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈʃɪm.i/(English) /ʃɪ.ˈmeɪ̯.i/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Hebrew שָׁמַע (shama') meaning "to hear, to listen". This is the name of many characters in the Old Testament.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesXimun(Basque) Siamion(Belarusian) Simon, Symeon(Biblical Greek) Shim'i, Shimon(Biblical Hebrew) Simon, Symeon(Biblical Latin) Simeon(Bulgarian) Šimun(Croatian) Šimon(Czech) Simon(Danish) Siemen, Simon(Dutch) Simon(English) Siim(Estonian) Simo(Finnish) Simon(French) Siemen(Frisian) Simon(Georgian) Simon(German) Shimon(Hebrew) Simon(Hungarian) Simone(Italian) Simonas(Lithuanian) Simon(Macedonian) Ximeno(Medieval Spanish) Simon(Norwegian) Szymon(Polish) Simão(Portuguese) Simion, Simon(Romanian) Semen, Semion, Semyon(Russian) Simeon(Serbian) Šimon(Slovak) Simon(Slovene) Simón(Spanish) Simon(Swedish) Semen, Symon(Ukrainian) Shimmel(Yiddish)


Entry added June 9, 2023