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

Meaning & History

Derived from the given name شامون (Shamʿūn), itself an Arabic form of Simon 1, used mainly among Christians and Jews. It could also be from a variant or an Arabized form of the given name ܫܡܥܘܢ (Shëmʿūn), an Assyrian equivalent of Simon.
Added 9/22/2022 by General9696
Edited 12/21/2022 by Mike C and General9696