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Gender: Male Meaning of Sims: "the listener" Origin of Sims: English surname derived from Simon

The name Sims is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the listener". Sims and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #69 (w/ occupations)".

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.

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Famous People Named Sims

(John) Sims Reeves, English operatic tenor
(Andrew) Sims, American rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Sims

The Sims - popular series of video games


TechnoKitten Says:


I don't play people.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Besides personally disliking the name, I dont recommend it. There is a popular video game series calles The Sims.