Origin: French, Italian
Meaning: the French feminine form of Simon, the Greek form of Hebrew Shim'on meaning "he has heard".
Simone also an Italian masculine name, the Italian form of Simon, and is strictly a masculine name in Italy; its feminine form would be Simona.
Pronounced see-mon in French while it's see-maw-nee in Italian.
Feminine forms: Simona (Italian)Simonetta (Italian)