English surname derived from Simon
"the listener"

Sims Origin and Meaning

The name Sims is boy's name of English origin meaning "the listener".
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 ReevesEnglish operatic tenor
  • (Andrew) SimsAmerican rapper

Sims in Pop Culture

  • The Simspopular series of video games