Shimshon name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shimshon

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Transliteration of Hebrew שִׁמְשׁוֹן

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Shimshon

Notable Persons Named Shimshon

Shimi Tavori

Shimi Tavori is a mizrahi music musician. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 1975 to present. Shimi was given the name Shimshon Tawili on February 9th, 1953 in Israel.

Shimshon Bichler

Shimshon Bichler is a in the field of political economy.

Shimshon Amitsur

Shimshon Amitsur was a in the field of mathematics. Shimshon was born on August 26th, 1921 in Jerusalem. He died on September 5th, 1994.

Shimshon Dovid Pincus

Shimshon was born in 1944. He breathed his last breath in 2001.

Shimshon Holzman

Shimshon was born in 1907. He passed away in 1986.

Shimshon Rozen

His military service ended in 2005. Shimshon was born on September 12th, 1952 in Jerusalem. He died on December 16th, 2011.


Fun Facts about the name Shimshon

  • How Popular is the name Shimshon? Shimshon is the 22,266th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shimshon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 305 babies born with the first name Shimshon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shimshon to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shimshon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shimshon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shimshon is Sunday, July 1st, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Shimshon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shimshon was in 2008 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Shimshon Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shimshon is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Shimshon: The name spelled backwards is Nohsmihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ismsohnh. How do you pronounce that?
  • Shimshon name meaning

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