Meaning and Name Origin
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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Aimee and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Aimee (#815 a year ago) ranked in the Top 1000 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 the years 1970-1979 and are somewhat less popular today, 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, with Amy going through a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)