Simon

Simon

:"See also: Simeon"

Infobox Given name 2
gender = male
meaning = "he has heard"
origin = Genesis 29:33

Simon is a common name, from Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן "Šimʿon", meaning "he [God] has heard" (compare "Ishmael").

*Simeon (name)
*Simon (surname)

People called Simon

*Simon Amstell, TV presenter
*Simon Cowell, TV personality and music mogul
*Simon the Shoemaker, (5th century BC) friend of Socrates
*Simon the Tanner, (10th century), Coptic saint
*Simeon II of Bulgaria
*Simon of Bet-Titta, a Christian martyr
*Simon of Bet-Parsaje, a martyr of Iran with Mana of Bet-Parsaje
*Simon of Sudbury
*Simon Arkell, Australian pole vaulter
*Simon Tong, ex Verve guitarist
*Simon Jones, bassist of Verve
*Simon Dahl, Swedish beach volleyball player
*Simon Le Bon, lead singer of Duran Duran
*Simon Harris, British music producer
*Simon, Metropolitan of Moscow
*Simón Bolívar, the leader of several independence movements throughout South America
*Simone Arturo Saint-Bon (1823-1892)
*Sim On, was a Prime Minister of the Korean Joseon Dynasty
*Simon Shirley, Australian decathlete
*Simon of Worcester early 12th century Bishop of Worcester
* Simeon the Holy Fool - christian saint, monk and hermit (VI century)
*Simon Pegg, writer and actor
*Simon H. Rifkind, American lawyer and judge
*Simão Sabrosa, Portuguese footballer
*Simon Sjödin, Swedish swimmer
*Simon Wiesenthal, Nazi hunter

In the Bible

*Simeon - the second son of Jacob and Leah.
*Simon Peter, better known as Saint Peter, one of the Twelve Apostles.
*Simon the Zealot (also called Simon the Canaanite), another of the twelve apostles.
*Simon the Leper
*Simon of Cyrene
*Simon Magus
*Simon, the brother (or stepbrother) of Jesus, is only mentioned in passing in the Bible (Matthew 13:55, Mark 6:3), but he is sometimes identified with Simeon of Jerusalem and Simon the Zealot.

Fictional characters

*Simon & Simon, brother detectives in the 80's TV series
*Simon Templar - The Saint, 1970s TV series
*Simon, member of Alvin and the Chipmunks
*Simon, character in "Lord of the Flies"
*Simon, the main villain from "Trollz"
*Simon, King of the Witches, protagonist of psychedelic 1970s satire of the same name
*Simon Phoenix, a fictional criminal in the 1990s movie "Demolition Man"
*Simon Tam, a fictional character from the TV series Firefly
*Simon Belmont, hero of the video game "Castlevania"
*Simon Adebisi, a sadistic Nigerian in the HBO drama Oz
*The main character of "Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings"
*Simon, protagonist of the anime series "Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann"
*Simon Gruber, the antagonist in "Die Hard 3"
*Simon Grace, one of the main characters of The Spiderwick Chronicles.
*Simon Camden, one of the main characters of 7th Heaven.

Animals

*Simon (Amethyst's cat), ship's cat on the HMS Amethyst, promoted to Able Seaman in the Royal Navy
* St. Simon (horse), a British racehorse
*Simon (racehorse), a competitor in the 2008 Grand National

Electronics and technology

*Simon (game), a popular 1980's electronic game
*Simon (computer), a 1950's personal computer
*SIMON breach grenade, a door breaching rifle grenade
*SIMON (Batch Interactive test/debug)
*IBM Simon the first smartphone

Media names

*Simon FM, a radio station in Greensboro, North Carolina
*"Simon (1980 film)", starring Alan Arkin
*nlii|Simon (2004 film)|Simon (2004)
*Simon, pseudonymic writer of the 1977 'Simon Necronomicon', or the 'real Necronomicon'
*Simon (album), an album by the band Gruvis Malt

Other

*Simon Property Group
*Simon Says (children's game)
*La Maison Simons, a Quebec department store

ee also

*Simone
*Saint-Simon


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  • SIMON (M.) — SIMON FRANÇOIS dit MICHEL (1895 1975) De nationalité suisse (il est né à Genève), Michel Simon est le plus grand «monstre sacré» qu’ait connu le cinéma français. C’est au théâtre qu’il débute en 1921, avec Androclès et le lion de Bernard Shaw; on …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Simon — Simon1 [sī′mən] n. [ME < LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Simōn, Seimōn < Heb shimʼ on, lit., heard: see SIMEON] 1. a masculine name: dim. Si 2. Bible a) Simon Peter one of the twelve Apostles, called Peter or Simon Peter: see PETER1 …   English World dictionary

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  • SIMON (H. A.) — SIMON HERBERT ALEXANDER (1916 ) Prix Nobel d’économie en 1978, Herbert A. Simon, né aux États Unis en 1916, a introduit l’analyse du comportement humain dans la science économique. Son apport fondamental réside dans la critique de la vision de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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