What does the Spanish word Miata mean?
masc. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Symeon, from Hebrew Shim’on, literally “hearkening, hearing,” from shama “he heard.” In English Old Testaments, usually printed as Simeon, but in New Testament almost always as Simon. proper name Simon, which is from simos “snub-nosed.” …
Simon the Leper (Greek: Σίμων ὁ λεπρός, Símōn ho leprós) is a biblical figure who lived in Bethany, a village in Judaea on the southeastern slope of the Mount of Olives. He is mentioned in the Gospels according to Matthew (Matthew|26:6–13) and Mark. Bethany was also the home of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus.
Simon is a surname of Old Norse origins and a variant of Sigmund, a Germanic given name with roots in proto-Germanic *segaz and *mundō, giving a rough translation of “protection through victory” and may refer to many people.
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes: Shimon, Si, Sim, Simcha, Simen, Simeon, Simmons, Simms, Simone, Sy, Symon, Syms, Szymon.
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