Semyon name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew and Greek
Usage: Russian
Pronunciation: syehm-YAWN
Meaning: Listening Intently, He who has Heard, The Word of God, He (God) has Heard, Which is Exalted, Flat-Nosed and He who Hears
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What does Semyon mean?

Neoteric and Offbeat Semyon is used chiefly in Russian used for baby boys is originated from Hebrew. Semyon is variation of perpetual and loved Simon. Simon is Nordic and Greek form of The Hebrew Name שִׁמְעוֹן = He has Heard, Hearkening.

Also Simon is Latin equivalent of Sigmundr. Simon means To Hear or be Heard, He who Hears God has Heard and He who has Heard is originated from Hebrew and Greek.

How do I pronounce Semyon?

The most common way to pronounce three syllabled Semyon is syehm-YAWN. Some people pronounce it as s(e)-myon, sem-yon or sem-ee-un.

Variants of Semyon

Simon, Shimon, Sigmundr, Haimona, Jimeno, Siemen, Sigmund

Middle Names for Semyon

Ephriam, Didier, Hoan, Oger, Kden, Orrin, view more middle names that goes with Semyon

How popular is the name Semyon?

Semyon is a rare baby name in United States however it is still in use. But Semyon is a popular baby name in Russia where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in Israel.

At least, 100000 people globally have carried Semyon as their given name according to our estimate.

[1] Source: Social Security Administration


What numerology tells about Semyon?

Meditation is your thing. Stop being so kind and show people their place in your life. You know you have the power to realize your dreams and build your ideal life. Number 8 reveals your sharp focus and ability to love with all your heart as your personality number. People see you as an exceptional human being because of your determination and fearless attitude. Next time you question your value and purpose, just remember that you are a genius.

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  •  Taras - Unorthodox Old Greek Taras is prevalently used in Russian used as a boy name, meaning of Taras is "Of Taras"
  •  Mitrofan - Mitrofan's meaning is Mother or Appear is predominantly used in Russian and a boy name is originated from Old Greek
  •  Yaroslava - Recent and Unusual Yaroslava principally is used in Russian has its origin in Old Slavic and Slavonic, meaning of Yaroslava is "Jari or Slava" is bestowed upon baby girls

Famous people named Semyon

  • Semyon Dezhnev, Russian explorer of Siberia and the first European to sail through the Bering Strait
  • Semyon Chelyuskin, Russian polar explorer and naval officer
  • Semyon Alapin, chess master, openings analyst
  • Semyon Vorontsov, Russian diplomat
  • Semyon Aranovich Gershgorin, Soviet mathematician
  • Semyon Semyonov, Soviet intelligence agent
  • Semyon Kosberg, Jewish Soviet engineer, expert
  • Semyon Nadson, Russian Empire poet
  • Semyon Gudzenko, Soviet Russian poet of Ukrainian-Jewish origin
  • Semyon Kirsanov, Russian poet
  • Semyon Bychkov, Soviet-born conductor
  • Semyon Dimanstein, Soviet state activist, publisher
  • Semyon Shchedrin, Russian landscape painter
  • Semyon Rzhishchin, Soviet athlete
  • Semyon Novgorodov, Yakut politician and linguist
  • Semyon Raich, Russian poet and translator
  • Semyon Stroganov, Russian merchant from the family of Stroganov
  • Semyon Volfkovich, Soviet chemist, technologist, and academician
  • Semyon Alexandrovich Ginzburg, Soviet tank designer
  • Semyon Desnitsky, Russian legal scholar
  • Semyon Frank, Russian philosopher
  • Semyon Lavochkin, Soviet aerospace engineer
  • Semyon Timoshenko, Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union
  • Semyon Budyonny, Russian cavalryman
  • Semyon Zubakin, Head of the Altai Republic in Russia
  • Semyon Ignatyev, Soviet politician
  • Semyon Kurkotkin, was appointed Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1983
  • Semyon Krivoshein, Soviet tank commander
  • Semyon Rudniev, was one of the leaders of Soviet partisan movement during World War II and People's Commissar in the partisan group operating
  • Semyon Bogdanov, Soviet Marshal of the armored troops
  • Semyon Varlamov, Russian professional ice hockey goaltender for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League


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