Simone \s(i)-mo-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Simone), is pronounced see-mohn, sih-MOHN. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Simone is "hear, listen". Feminine form of Simon. Used outside of France from the middle of the 20th century. Actress Simone Signoret; writer Simone de Beauvoir; gymnast Simona Amanar.
For more information, see also the related name Ximena.