The name Sims is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the listener". Sims and discussed in our forums with posts like "Preschool Roster".
From the experts:
Sims is a medieval English surname, also found in Ireland and Scotland, that has many variations all deriving from the Hebrew Biblical name Simon. Sims is a simple, straightforward, yet proper-sounding name that works well as a first, whether you find it in your family tree or pluck the idea from someone else's. It was used for only five boys in the US in 2013.