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Gender: Male Meaning of Sim: "the listener" Origin of Sim: Scottish diminutive of Simon

The name Sim is a boy's name of Scottish Gaelic origin meaning "the listener". Sim and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the previous signature!".

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The Biblical Simon has been rediscovered and this appealing short form, an alternative to Sam, might be a way to make your Simon even more special.

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Famous People Named Sim

Simon Jacques Eugène "Sim" Berryer, French actor and comedian
Sim Jago Paul Hartman (b.2010), son of Astrid de Jong & Julius Hartman

Pop Culture References for the name Sim

The Sims game
Portuguese word for "yes"