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What does Aimee mean?

Aimee Pronunciation of Aimee [aimee] 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.

Associated with: saint.


Aimee has 4 variants: Aime, Aimey, Aimie and Amey.

15 more relations via Amy: Aimy, Ame, Amee, Ami, Amia, Amice, Amie, Amiee, Amil, Ammie, Amya, Amye, Aymee, Aymi and Esme.

1 masculine form: Aime.

Creative forms:
(female) Almee, Armee, ..

(male) Aimo, Ainee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aimee Harper (A.H.), ..

How popular is Aimee?

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)

Aimee reached its apex rank of #150 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is at #914 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aimee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aimee outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Aimee (#914 via latest list) are Aime, Amee, Amey, Ami, Amia (#782 via latest list), Amie, Amiee, Ammie, Amy (#158), Amya (#903) and Esme (#682). Other forms, like Ame, are uncommon. These forms of Aimee reached the top of their popularity in the 1970s (average #1332) and are now significantly less conventional (#1453, 93.5%), with forms like Ami becoming less trendy. Amy has historically been the top pick of parents, although Esme seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aimee, Aime, Amee, Amey, Ami in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amia, Amie, Amiee, Ammie, Amy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amya, Esme in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aimee, Amy, Esme outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aimee is pronounced similarly to Ama, Amma, Emmey, Emmie and Emmye. Other recommended names are Abbee, Abree, Aide, Aidee, Aiden, Ailbe, Ailee, Aileen, Ailene, Ailey, Ailie, Ailse, Aimil, Aine, Aireen, Alcee, Alidee, Amel, Andee, Anikee, Arlee, Armen, Bilee, Demee, Dixee, Edmee, Esmee, Jaimee, Jamee, Jinee, Kilee, Ramee, Rilee and Vivee. These names tend to be less frequently used than Aimee.

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