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Simone may be most well known for gymnast Simone Biles or actress Simone Simon. The name has been around in France since the late nineteenth century, however. It is actually just the female version of the male Simon from the Bible.

Meaning of the Name Simone

Simone is a sophisticated name for girls that originated in France and means “harkening” or “to be heard”. The French people wanted to come up with a feminized version of the Biblical name Simon. It became popular during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Simone has the same meanings as the Biblical name Simon.

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Nicknames for Simone

Simone feels formal, mysterious, and classic. It is strong and refined and deserves a nickname that matches their personality. To help, we've compiled a list of nicknames for you to consider:

  • Simi
  • Simmi
  • Mona
  • Money
  • Mony
  • Moni
  • Monie
  • Sisi
  • Nomi

Simone Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Simone is traditionally a girls name.

Pronunciation: Se-MON

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling for Simone

  • Simonne

Simone Name Popularity

The baby name Simone became a top 1,000 option in America in 1937 at rank 687. In 1988, it became a top 400 name until 1991, which is the highest it has ever ranked for baby girls. As of 2020, the name is all the way back at rank 875.

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Great Middle Names for Simone and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Simone

  • Simone Biles (Olympic gymnast)
  • Simone Manuel (Olympic swimmer)
  • Simone Simon (actress, “Cat People”)
  • Simone de Beauvoir (feminist, author, “The Second Sex”)
  • Simone Weil (French philosopher)
  • Simone Elkeles (novelist, “Rules of Attraction”)
  • Simone Eden (professional model)
  • Simone Cassidy (character from “Treasure Huntress” books)
  • Simone Davis (main character from “Star”)
  • Simone Sinclair (character from “Switched at Birth”)
  • Simone Daniels (character from “Prom”)
  • Simone Deveaux (character from “Heroes”)
  • Simone (character from “The Partridge Family”)
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