- a masculine name: dim. Si
- one of the twelve Apostles, called Peter or Simon Peter
- one of the twelve Apostles, called Simon the Canaanite (or the Zealot): Mark 3:18: his day is Oct. 28also Saint Simon
- a brother or relative of Jesus: Mark 6:3
Origin of SimonMiddle English from Ecclesiastical Late Latin from Ecclesiastical Greek Sim?n, Seim?n from Classical Hebrew (language) shim'on, literally , heard: see Simeon
- (slang, UK, dated, 17th-19th C.) Sixpence coin.
- Name of any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.
- A male given name.
- A patronymic surname.
- Paul Simon
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