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ˈsaɪ mən; Fr. siˈmɔ̃ for 7Si·mon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Simon, St. Simon, Simon Zelotes, Simon the Zealot, Simon the Canaanitenoun

    one of the twelve Apostles (first century)

  2. Simon, Paul Simonnoun

    United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)

  3. Simon, Neil Simon, Marvin Neil Simonnoun

    United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927)

  4. Simon, Herb Simon, Herbert A. Simon, Herbert Alexander Simonnoun

    United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)

Wiktionary

  1. Simonnoun

    Any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.

    Etymology: New Testament version of שִׁמְעוֹן, shaped to look like a Greek name; confer Σίμων and Σῖμος.

  2. simonnoun

    Sixpence coin.

    Etymology: New Testament version of שִׁמְעוֹן, shaped to look like a Greek name; confer Σίμων and Σῖμος.

  3. Simonnoun

    Name of any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.

    Etymology: From Ancient Greek Σίμων ( Símōn ) , from Biblical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן‎ ( šimʿōn , " hearkening") . In Britain, confusion arose at an early date due to similarity with native Sigmund ( Siegmund ) , and its Norman introduced variant, Simund. Doublet of Simeon.

  4. Simonnoun

    A male given name from Hebrew.

    His first name is Simon. I wonder why his mother named him that, or it may have been his father. My own father never bothered with the naming of us, it was up to Mother and Aunt Pauline. There is Simon Peter the Apostle, of course, who was made a fisher of men by our Lord. But there is also Simple Simon. Met a pie man, going to the fair.

    Etymology: From Ancient Greek Σίμων ( Símōn ) , from Biblical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן‎ ( šimʿōn , " hearkening") . In Britain, confusion arose at an early date due to similarity with native Sigmund ( Siegmund ) , and its Norman introduced variant, Simund. Doublet of Simeon.

  5. Simonnoun

    A patronymic surname.

    Paul Simon

    Etymology: From Ancient Greek Σίμων ( Símōn ) , from Biblical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן‎ ( šimʿōn , " hearkening") . In Britain, confusion arose at an early date due to similarity with native Sigmund ( Siegmund ) , and its Norman introduced variant, Simund. Doublet of Simeon.

Freebase

  1. Simon

    Simon is an electronic game of memory skill invented by Ralph H. Baer and Howard J. Morrison, with software programming by Lenny Cope, and manufactured and distributed by Milton Bradley. Simon was launched in 1978 at Studio 54 in New York City and was an immediate success, becoming a pop culture symbol of the 1970s and 1980s.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Simon' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2524

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Simon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1807

How to pronounce Simon?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simon in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Simon in a Sentence

  1. Executive Producer Trish Kinane:

    There is only one Simon Cowell… And he was 15 years ago, and he's doing a slightly different version of Simon Cowell on [‘America’s Got Talent’] at the moment, but we weren't looking, ‘Hey, let's get a Simon Cowell.’ …We took a long time to put this judging panel together, as you might have noticed, and that was because we wanted to get it right and we wanted judges with credibility, who knew what they were talking about, were huge successes in their own right, who were articulate and who generally cared about the contestants. And that's the difference. I think these guys really care about the contestants, and it wasn't so much about the judges. It's more about the contestants.

  2. Howie Mandel:

    I think you are going to make it rain [ money ] for Simon Cowell and Simon Cowell record label.

  3. Paul Adornato:

    David Simon has shown discipline over the years in walking away when either the numbers don't make sense or the deal is dead.

  4. Sam Simon:

    The Museum of Broadcasting called and said,' Sam Simon were thinking about doing an archive interview with you. Do you mind if Sam Simon did it now ?'.

  5. Neil Saunders:

    Simon and Brookfield are in a world of hurt if those stores go dark, they have every motivation to keep this alive.

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