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Kim 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.

Baby names that sound like Kim are Kimi, Cam, Gem, Kama and Kami.

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Popularity of Kim

Kim is a very popular first name for women (#118 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#233 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Kim compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Kim only.

Popularity of name Kim
Popularity of Kim