Simone

Simone (pr. see-mawn) is the French feminine form of Simon meaning “he who hears” or “he has heard” derived from Hebrew shama (to hear, listen). Simon is also a Greek name which derives from Ancient Greek simos meaning “flat-nosed, snub-nosed”. Simon is also an Italian male name (pr. see-maw-nee), the Italian form of Simon (its feminine form is Simona). Simone is also an Italian…

Simona

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…

Samuel

Samuel is a male given name meaning either “name of God” or “God has heard” and is also a surname originating from the given name. Nicknames: Sam, Sammy/Sammie/Sami Origin: Hebrew Variants: Shemu’el (Hebrew) Yishma’el (Hebrew) Shmuel (Hebrew) Samuli (Finnish) Samouel (Biblical Greek) Isma’il (Arabic) Ismail (Arabic, Uyghur) Esmail (Persian, Arabic) İsmail (Turkish) Ismael (Spanish, Biblical…

Simon

Simon is a male name meaning “he who hears” or “he has heard” derived from Hebrew shama (to hear, listen). Simon is also 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 Kronus to castrate his father…

Ishmael

Ishmael comes from Hebrew Yishma’el meaning “God will hear” or “God hears”. In the Old Testament and in the Quran, Ishmael is the firstborn son of Abraham born to Hagar and is the ancestor of the Arabs Origin: Hebrew Variants: Yishma’el (Hebrew) Isma’il (Arabic) Ismail (Arabic, Uyghur) Esmail (Persian, Arabic) Ismael (Spanish, Biblical Greek) Ismahel (Biblical Latin)  

Sami

Sami is an Arabic male name meaning “elevated, sublime, supreme, high, lofty” as well as an Arabic surname derived from the given name. It’s also the Finnish diminutive of Samuel, a Hebrew name meaning “God has heard” or “name of God”. It could also be an English short form of Samuel and Samantha. Sami is also a Japanese female name with…

Samantha

Samantha is a female given name of uncertain origin and meaning. Most sites I’ve been to have listed it as being a feminine form of Samuel, a Hebrew name meaning “God has heard” or “name of God”; or it could be a combination of Samuel and Anthea, which comes from Ancient Greek meaning “blossom”. It’s also possible that…

Simeon

Simeon is a male name meaning “he who hears” or “he has heard” derived from Hebrew shama (to hear, listen). It was the name of the second son of Jacob and Leah, given to his mother because she believed God had heard her say that she was not as favored by her husband as her sister Rachel. It’s also a variant of Simon,…