Simone Name Meaning & Origin

Simone

Pronunciation: si-MOHN (key)

Origin of the name Simone:

Feminine form of Simon, which is a borrowing from the Ecclesiastic late latin. The name is derived from the Hebrew Shimon, a derivative of shim'ōn (heard).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Simonne

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Nicknames for Simone

Sisi (sounds like Cee-cee)~edit: "the nickname si si would not work with any french speakers, for it is too close to a boy's thingamajig called zizi, and anyone who knows russian would also laugh if they heard sisi, that is a word for: boobs"~

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Mona, Mone (like Monet)
Simcha, Sima
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Monie

Meanings and history of the name Simone
Famous real-life people named Simone

Simone de Beauvoir, philosopher
Nina Simone (stage name of singer Eunice Kathleen Waymon)
Simone Bienne, co-host of the syndicated radio program 'Loveline'
Simone Signoret, French actress
Simone Weil, Christian philosopher and theologian
Simone Simon, French actress
Simone Biles, American gymnast

Simone in song, story & screen

"Simone" is a waitress who goes to Texas to join Pee-Wee in the movie Pee-Wee's Big Adventure.
"Simone" is the main female character in the 'Crocodile Dundee' movies. (edit - IMDB says the main female character is named Sue)
Minor character in the movie 'Quills'.
S1m0ne is the title character, short for Simulation One, in an Al Pacino movie about a computer-generated movie star.
Au Revoir Simone is an indie pop band from Brooklyn.
Simone Dubois is the main female character in "Dream Chaser", from Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark-Hunter Series.

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