Sima name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Sima

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Japan says the name Sima means "Face (beautiful face)" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  2. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Sima means "Beautiful face".
  3. A user from Iran, Islamic Republic of says the name Sima means "Face".
  4. A submission from Iraq says the name Sima means "Beautiful appearance" and is of Kurdish origin.
  5. A submission from Iraq says the name Sima means "Mean Shape in Kurdistan".
  6. A user from Israel says the name Sima is of Aramaic origin and means "treasure".
  7. According to a user from Iran, Islamic Republic of, the name Sima is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Rich and prosper".
  8. A user from Colorado, U.S. says the name Sima is of Gaelic origin and means "Listener".
  9. According to a user from Iran, Islamic Republic of, the name Sima means "Dignity, Style, Honour".
  10. According to a user from District of Columbia, U.S., the name Sima is of English origin and means "Shortened from Biblical, 'Simon Peter'".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Si"ma
A cyma.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Rock that form the continuous lower layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and magnesium

From the Ancient Greek σιμός (simós, “bent upwards”)

  1. (architecture) The upturned edge of a roof which acts as a gutter; a cyma.

Blend of silicon +‎ magnesium

  1. (geology) The lower layer of the earth's outer crust that underlies the sial and is rich in silica, iron, and magnesium.

    sima was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Ese, Finnish, Hungarian, Jamamadí, Latin, Old English, Spanish, Tagalog, Tumbuka, Veps, and Yámana

    Notable Persons Named Sima

    Notable Persons Named Sima

    Sima Qian

    Sima Qian was a historian. Sima was born in 145 in Longmen, Han China. He breathed his last breath in -86.

    Sima Yan

    Sima Yan was royalty. He was most active from 266 to 290. He died on May 17th, 0290.

    Sima Zhong

    Sima Zhong was royalty. He was most prominent from 290 to 301. He left this life on January 8th, 0307.

    Sima Samar

    Sima Samar is an office holder. Sima was born on February 3rd, 1957 in Jaghori, Afghanistan.

    Sima Tan

    Sima Tan was a historian. Sima was born in -165 in Longmen, Han Dynasty. He breathed his last breath in -110.

    Sima Dezong

    Sima Dezong is royalty. He was most active from 397 to 419.

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    • Sima Milutinović Sarajlija
    • Sima Ćirković
    • Sima Avramović
    • Sima Sima Nenadović
    • Sima Wali
    • Sima Igumanov

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sima

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sima

    Nan Sima

    Nan was born on June 22nd, 1956 in Heilongjiang.

    Xin Sima

    He passed away in -204.

    Fang Sima

    Fang was born in 149. Fang is also known as Jiangong. He died in 219.

    Lang Sima

    Lang was born in 171. Lang is also known as Boda. He left this life in 217.

    Raymond Ndong Sima

    Raymond Ndong Sima is a Prime Minister of Gabon and List of heads of government of Gabon. Raymond was born on January 23rd, 1955 in Oyem, French Equatorial Africa.

    Oskar Sima

    Oskar Sima was an actor. Oskar was born on July 31st, 1896 in Hohenau an der March. He passed away on June 24th, 1969.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Sima U.S.
      White 78.13% 64.26%
      African American 9.77% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.20% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.40% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Sima

    People with the last name Sima are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Sima

  1. How Popular is the name Sima? Sima is the 7,549th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sima was the 26,025th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Sima have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,768 babies born with the first name Sima in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sima 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 Sima? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Sima first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sima is Thursday, April 15th, 1875.
  5. What year had the most people named Sima born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sima was in 2005 with a total of 59 babies.
  6. Random Sima Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sima is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 25 babies in New York have the same name in 2008.
  7. Weird things about the name Sima: The name spelled backwards is Amis. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iasm. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Sima? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 942 people with the last name Sima.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sima? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sima as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  10. Sima name meaning

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