Simeon Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Simeon:
Derived from the Hebrew shim'ōn (heard). The name is borned in the Bible by several characters, including a devout man who was visiting the temple when the infant Jesus was being presented before God. Upon seeing the Christ child, he uttered words of thanksgiving and prophecy which are now set in the canticle "Nunc Dimittis."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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