Ancient Greek, Female, Greek mythology, Hebrew, Mythology, Physical Attributes, S names, Virtues/Attributes


Simona is a female given name, the feminine form of Simon which comes from Hebrew shama (to hear, listen) meaning “he who hears” or “he has heard”. Simon is also a Greek name which derives from Ancient Greek simos meaning “flat-nosed, snub-nosed”. Simon is the name of one of the Telchines in Greek mythology, skilled metallurgists who made the sickle used by Kronusto castrate his father Ouranos and Poseidon‘s trident.

Nicknames: Simonetta (Italian diminutive)

Origin: Hebrew, Ancient Greek



  • Simone (French, English)
  • Šimona (Czech)
  • Ximena (Spanish)
  • Jimena (Spanish)
  • Simonette (English)
  • Cymone (English)


Male forms:

  • Simon (English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek)
  • Simeon (Bulgarian, Serbian)
  • Symeon (Biblical Greek)
  • Shimon (Hebrew)
  • Shimmel (Yiddish diminutive of Shimon)
  • Simone (Italian)
  • Ximun (Basque)
  • Šimun (Croatian)
  • Šimon (Czech, Slovak)
  • Siemen (Dutch, Frisian)
  • Simo (Finnish, Serbian)
  • Simoni (Georgian)
  • Simonas (Lithuanian)
  • Ximeno (medieval Spanish)
  • Szymon (Polish)
  • Simão (Portuguese)
  • Simion (Romanian)
  • Semen (Ukrainian, Russian)
  • Symon (Russian)
  • Semyon (Russian)
  • Simón (Spanish)
  • Simen (Norwegian)


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