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Meaning and name origin

Kim \kim\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kim), is pronounced kim. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kim is "Cyneburg's field". Short form of Kimberly, used as an independent name since the mid 20th century, influenced by actresses Kim Novak and Kim Basinger. Kim is also a Korean name meaning "gold". Actress Kim Catrall.

Kim has 8 variant forms: Kimana, Kimm, Kimme, Kimmie, Kimmy, Kimy, Kym and Kymme.

Kim is also pronounced similarly to Cam. Other suggested similar baby names are Kama, Kami, Kia, Kimi, Kina, Kine, Kit and Mim.


Kim is a very popular first name for females (#118 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#233 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Kim name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Kim with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kim name in U.S.

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


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