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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 is the baby names popularity of the name Kim for girls. (2010 statistics) Compare Kim with its variant forms and related girl baby names.