Simona Name Meaning & Origin
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Popular in Italy and Eastern Europe
One of our friends said it sounded "continental" when we named her - not one that ties you to an American identity
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People think it's very pretty and unique (in the US). It's easy to spell and pronounce, we rarely have to spell it or correct anyone. Our only trouble is that too many people hear and/or recall her name as "Simone", which she doesn't like and doesn't at all consider to be her name.
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Sim, Simmy, Mona Mona (preschool friends)
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Hebrew for "listener." Long popular in France
Namesakes: Simone Signoret, Simone de Beauvoir.
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Simona Halep - Romanian tennis player
Simona Amanar - Romanian Gymnast
Simona de Silvestro - Swiss race car driver
Simona Torretta and Simona Pari, Italian aid-workers who were kidnapped in Iraq in 2004. Their high-profile case was covered extensively in the international media, and the two were released unharmed after a month
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