Etymology
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Simon

masc. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Symeon, from Hebrew Shim'on, literally "hearkening, hearing," from shama "he heard." In English Old Testaments, usually printed as Simeon, but in New Testament almost always as Simon. Confused with Greek masc. proper name Simon, which is from simos "snub-nosed."

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Definitions of Simon

Simon (n.)
one of the twelve Apostles (first century);
Synonyms: St. Simon / Simon Zelotes / Simon the Zealot / Simon the Canaanite
Simon (n.)
United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942);
Synonyms: Paul Simon
Simon (n.)
United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927);
Synonyms: Neil Simon / Marvin Neil Simon
Simon (n.)
United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001);
Synonyms: Herb Simon / Herbert A. Simon / Herbert Alexander Simon
From wordnet.princeton.edu