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Simba

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Gender: Male Meaning of Simba: "lion" Origin of Simba: Swahili

The name Simba is a boy's name of Swahili origin meaning "lion". Simba and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Traditional African name made cartoonish by the Disney character in The Lion King.

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Pop Culture References for the name Simba

Simba, "The Lion King" main character
Swahili word meaning "lion"

Comments

bethlena Says:

2017-07-03T12:46:55

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Mhill46 Says:

2017-04-15T18:16:21

Beautiful name! But while Lion King is my favorite not movie, I fear it's a little TOO tied to the movie

Miri Says:

2017-03-08T01:53:35

Love it!

Apple_Cider Says:

2015-08-26T03:22:45

This is also the name of a South African chip brand

namefreak218 Says:

2014-08-22T22:07:31

I never knew the name actually meant "lion."