Simone

Origin: Italy
gender-female
Region Origin: Southern Europe

Simone is a feminine name of French and Italian origin, derived from the Hebrew name Simon, which means "hearkening" or "hear" and "listen". It is the feminine form of the male name Simon and is gender-neutral but most commonly used as a girl's name, especially in France. The name has Greek and Hebrew origins and means "listener". Simone has numerous variants, including Simona, Simon, and Simeon. In Italian, Simone is a masculine name or patronymic surname, while the feminine form Simona is widespread throughout Europe. In French and English, Simone is a feminine name, and its masculine form is Simon or Simeon. The name Simone is associated with personalities such as French feminist and writer Simone de Beauvoir and American gymnast Simone Biles.

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Emmy Samtani
Emmy Samtani
Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.

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