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Type Surname (from given name)
Scripts شمعون(Arabic, Maghrebi Arabic) ܫܡܥܘܢ(Syriac) שאמון(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. sha-MOON(Arabic)  [key]
Other Forms FormsShamoun, Chamun, Shamoon, Shamon, Shimon, Symeon, Shimun

Meaning & History

French-influenced variant of Arabic شمعون (see Shamoun), mainly used in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and parts of North Africa. This name was borne by Lebanese president Camille Chamoun (1900-1987).
Added 9/22/2022 by General9696
Edited 12/21/2022 by Mike C and General9696