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Gender: F Meaning of Simone: "hearkening" Origin of Simone: French, feminine variation of Hebrew Simon Simone's Popularity in 2013: #675

Simone, the elegant French feminization of Simon, strikes that all-important balance between unusual and familiar, and it's oozing with Gallic sophistication. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has a daughter named Simone, and Chris Rock and Kevin Kline and Phoebe Cates used it in middle place for their daughters.

Two French philosophers are notable bearers of the name: feminist icon Simone de Beauvoir, author of the influential The Second Sex, and Simone Weil.

The actress who played the lead in the iconic French horror movie Cat People is Simone Simon.

Simone is a Top 20 name for boys in Italy, where the feminine version is Simona.

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Famous People Named Simone

Simone Elkeles, American novelist
Simone Simon, French actress
Simone de Beauvoir, French theorist
Simone Biles, American gymnast
Simone Alexandra, daughter of actor Dwayne Johnson
Nina Simone, African-American singer and activist

Pop Culture References for the Name Simone

Simone Sinclair, in ABC Family's show "Switched at Birth"
Simone Daniels, character in the Disney movie "Prom"
Simone, character in novel "Does My Head Look Big in This?"
Simone Deveaux, character in "Heroes"
Simone, character on "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

Samone, Shimona, Shimonah, Simeona, Simina, Siminie, Simmi, Simmie, Simmona, Simmone, Simoane, Simonia, Simonina, Simonna, Simonne, Somone, Symona, Symone

Simone's International Variations

Ximenia, Ximene (Basque) Simonette (French) Simona, Simonetta (Italian) Cimona, Jimena (Spanish)

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