Simon

Simon is a boy name and means to hear, to be heard; reputation. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \s(i)-mon\. Other similar names and variants include: Shimon, Si, Sim, Simen, Simeon, Simmonds, Simmons, Simms, Simone, Simonson, Simpson, Symms, Symon, Syms, Szymon, Ximenes. Simon is a very popular first name for men (#404 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#428 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Simon over the years and Simon's popularity rank:

Simon VIP rank

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#251
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#198
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Actors named Simon
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Famous people named Simon

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Famous actors named Simon and their movies

Simon Pegg
Simon Pegg

Born on February 14, 1970

  • Age: 52
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 18
The World's End

The World's End

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike

A Fantastic Fear of Everything

Directed by: Crispian Mills, Chris Hopewell

Starring: Simon Pegg, Paul Freeman, Amara Karan, Clare Higgins

Absolutely Anything

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rob Riggle

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Country: United States of America

Simon Baker
Simon Baker

Born on July 30, 1969

  • Age: 53
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 7
Sunset Strip

Sunset Strip

Directed by: Adam Collis

Starring: Simon Baker, Anna Friel, Nick Stahl, Rory Cochrane

The Ring Two

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Naomi Watts, David Dorfman, Sissy Spacek, Simon Baker

The Affair of the Necklace

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Starring: Hilary Swank, Simon Baker, Jonathan Pryce, Adrien Brody

Land of the Dead

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: John Leguizamo, Asia Argento, Simon Baker, Dennis Hopper

Simon MacCorkindale
Simon MacCorkindale

Born on February 12, 1952

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 5

Jaws 3-D

Directed by: Joe Alves

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale, Louis Gossett Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Quatermass Conclusion

Directed by: Piers Haggard

Starring: John Mills, Simon MacCorkindale, Barbara Kellerman, Margaret Tyzack

The Sword and the Sorcerer

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: Lee Horsley, Kathleen Beller, Simon MacCorkindale, George Maharis

The Riddle of the Sands

Directed by: Tony Maylam

Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Simon MacCorkindale, Alan Badel

Simon Rex
Simon Rex

Born on July 20, 1974

  • Age: 48
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 4

Pledge This!

Directed by: William Heins, Strathford Hamilton

Starring: Paris Hilton, Simon Rex, Paula Garcés, Sarah Carter

Going Greek

Going Greek

Directed by: Justin Zackham

Starring: Dylan Bruno, Laura Harris, Simon Rex, Dublin James

Halloweed

Directed by: LazRael Lison

Starring: Simon Rex, Shannon Brown, Jim O'Heir, Michelle Mueller

Scary Movie 5

Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee, David Zucker

Starring: Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan

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Famous directors named Simon and their movies

Simon Wincer
Simon Wincer
  • No. of movies: 17

The Phantom

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Jere Burns, Jonathan Banks

The Young Black Stallion

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Biana Tamimi, Richard Romanus, Patrick Elyas, Gérard Rudolf

Phar Lap

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Tom Burlinson, Judy Morris, Richard Morgan, Robert Grubb

Simon West
Simon West
  • No. of movies: 10
Con Air

Con Air

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

Country: United States of America

When a Stranger Calls

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

Wild Card

Wild Card

Directed by: Simon West

Wild Card

Directed by: Simon West

Starring: Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Dominik García-Lorido, Milo Ventimiglia

Simon Verhoeven
Simon Verhoeven
  • No. of movies: 3

Friend Request

Directed by: Simon Verhoeven

Starring: Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo, Brit Morgan

Welcome to Germany

Welcome to Germany

Directed by: Simon Verhoeven

Friend Request

Friend Request

Directed by: Simon Verhoeven

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Famous writers named Simon and their books

Simon Winchester
Simon Winchester

Born on September 28, 1944

  • Age: 77
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 9
Krakatoa

Krakatoa

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Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami

The Map That Changed The World

The Map That Changed The World

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In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers

A Crack In The Edge Of The World

A Crack In The Edge Of The World

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Unleashed by ancient geologic forces, a magnitude 8.25 earthquake rocked San Francisco in the early hours of April 18, 1906. Less than a minute later, the city lay in ruins.

Simon Schama
Simon Schama

Born on February 13, 1945

  • Age: 77
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
The Story Of The Jews

The Story Of The Jews

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In this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews—Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia,

Citizens

Citizens

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Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology--a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France.

Simon Garfield
Simon Garfield
  • No. of books: 6
Just My Type

Just My Type

By:

A delightfully inquisitive tour that explores the rich history and the subtle powers of fonts.Fonts surround us every day, on street signs and buildings, on movie posters and books, and on

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Simon a popular name?

Over the years Simon was most popular in 2013. According to the latest US census information Simon ranks #438th while according to famousnames.vip Simon ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Simon?

According to the US census in 2018, 1390 boys were born named Simon, making Simon the #251st name more popular among boy names. In 2013 Simon had the highest rank with 1611 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Simon?

Simon is #251st in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Simon more popular ?

The name Simon was more popular in 2013 with 1611 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Simon

The last time a baby was named Simon was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Simon?

In 2020 there were 1390 baby boys named Simon.

Who is a famous person named Simon?

There a several famous people named Simon, for example actor Simon Pegg, director Simon Wincer, actor Simon Baker.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Simon?

A famous actor/actress named Simon is Simon Pegg, starring in 4 movies, including The World's End and A Fantastic Fear of Everything.

Who is a famous director named Simon?

A famous director named Simon is Simon Wincer, who directed 4 movies, including The Phantom and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Simon?

There are 4 actors named Simon including Simon Pegg and Simon Baker who appeared in movies such as The World's End and Sunset Strip.

How many famous directors are named Simon?

There are 3 directors named Simon including Simon Wincer and Simon West who directed movies such as The Phantom and Con Air.

How many famous writers are named Simon?

There are 3 writers named Simon including Simon Winchester and Simon Schama who wrote books such as Krakatoa and The Story Of The Jews.