Sim name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sim mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Sim

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Sim is of Nigerian origin and means "Meaning love in Ham language of Kaduna state Nigeria".
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International Interest
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    Sim was also found in the following language(s): Vietnamese

    Notable Persons Named Sim

    Notable Persons Named Sim

    Sim Bhullar

    Sim Bhullar is a basketball player for the Raptors 905, Reno Bighorns, and Sacramento Kings in the NBA Development League. His ongoing career started in 2014. Sim was born on December 2nd, 1992 in Toronto.

    Sim Sang-jung

    Sim Sang-jung is a Chairwoman of the Justice Party, Member of the National Assembly, Chairwoman of theJustice Party, and Member of theNational Assembly. Sim was born on February 20th, 1959 in Paju.

    S. Daniel Abraham

    S. Daniel Abraham is a businessman and philanthropist. S. was given the name Sim Daniel Abraham on August 15th, 1924.

    Sim Soo-bong

    Sim Soo-bong is a trot (music) singing and songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to present. Sim was given the name Sim Min-kyung on September 11th, 1955.

    Sim Ann

    Sim was born on March 12th, 1975 in Singapore.

    Sim Shagaya

    He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Sim was born Sim Shagaya in 1976 in Nigeria.

    • Sim Chang-min
      Baseball Player
    • Sim Visser
    • Sim Gokkes

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sim

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sim

    Sheila Sim

    She holds the title The Rt Hon The Baroness Attenborough and The Rt HonThe Baroness Attenborough. She was most prominent from 1944 to 1955. Sheila was given the name Sheila Beryl Grant Sim on June 5th, 1922 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Sheila is also known as Sheila Beryl Grant Attenborough and Sheila Attenborough. She left this life on January 19th, 2016.

    Alastair Sim

    Alastair Sim was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1930 to 1976. Alastair was given the name Alastair George Bell Sim on October 9th, 1900. He left this life on August 19th, 1976.

    Dave Sim

    Dave Sim is a comics creator.

    Gerald Sim

    Gerald Sim was an actor. His career lasted from 1947 to 1993. Gerald was born on June 4th, 1925 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He left this life on December 11th, 2014.

    Keong Sim

    Keong Sim is an actor and teacher. He has been prominent since 2003. Keong was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Alexander Cameron Sim

    Alexander Cameron Sim was a pharmacist and entrepreneur. Alexander was born on August 28th, 1840 in Aberlour. He died on November 28th, 1900.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Sim U.S.
      White 22.69% 64.26%
      African American 2.36% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 71.08% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 1.39% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Sim

    People with the last name Sim are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Sim

  1. How Popular is the name Sim? Sim is the 7,139th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sim was the 5,732nd most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Sim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,933 babies born with the first name Sim in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sim to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Sim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 16 new born babies.
  4. When was Sim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sim is Saturday, December 24th, 1870.
  5. What year had the most people named Sim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sim was in 1918 with a total of 40 babies.
  6. Random Sim Factoid: According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sim is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Alabama have the same name in 1931.
  7. Weird things about the name Sim: The name spelled backwards is Mis. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ism. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Sim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,047 people with the last name Sim.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sim? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Sim as their last name.
  10. Sim name meaning

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