What does Aimee mean?
Aimee \a(i)-mee\ as a girls' name is pronounced ay-MEE, ay-MAY. It is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Aimee is "beloved". From French "aimer" meaning "to love", from Latin "amare". Variant of Amy. Saint Ame of France (seventh century), also called Amatus. Used in French since the Middle Ages. Evangelist Aimée Semple McPherson.
Aimee has 1 masculine form: Aime.
Aimee is a very popular first name for women (#503 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Aimee for girls. Aimee reached its apex rank of #151 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is at #815 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Aimee and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Aimee (#815 a year ago) are Ami, Amia (#709 a year ago), Amiah, Amie, Ammie, Amy (#148), Amya (#825) and Esme (#816). These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3272%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1874%, down 42.7%), with the forms Aimee, Ami, Amie and Amya becoming less trendy. Amia (#709) and Amy (#148) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation, and there is also a revival in birth name popularity for Amy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)