Simeon

A common biblical name. In the Old Testament, the name of the second son of Jacob and Leah who founded one of the 12 tribes of Israel. In the New Testament, Simeon greeted Mary and Joseph at the temple in Jerusalem and blessed the Christ child. A royal name in Bulgaria for a 10th century tsar. Peaked prior to the turn of the 20th century. Becoming more fashionable along with other biblical names.

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Famous Simeons
Simeon Rice (football player)
Simeon Lipman ("Antiques Roadshow appraiser)
Simeon ten Holt (Dutch composer)
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