What does Kimi mean?
Kimi [ki-mi] as a girls' name is pronounced kee-mee. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Kimi is "upright, righteous". Kimiko means "righteous child". In the 1990s, the trend was to drop the -ko diminutive ending on many Japanese girls' names.
Associated with: righteous.
Kimi has 1 variant: Kimiko.Creative forms:
(female) Kime, Kimir, ..
(male) Kika, Kitis, .. Middle name pairings:
Kimi Hayleigh (K.H.), ..
How popular is Kimi?
Kimi is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3375 out of 4276, Top 79%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Kimi entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1706 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Kimiko is the only other prominent varying form of Kimi. Adoption of these forms of Kimi reached its highest a century ago.
Kimi is pronounced similarly to Cama, Cami, Camia, Cammi, Kama, Kamea, Kameo, Kami, Kammi, Kammie, Kimmie, Kimmy, Kimy and Koemi. Other recommended names are Ami▼, Aymi, Demi▲, Emmi, Jaimi, Jami▼, Kaci, Kadi, Kai▲, Kaili, Kali▲, Kani, Kari▼, Kasi, Kati, Keiki, Keili, Keni, Keri▼, Kia▼, Kiah, Kiani, Kiba, Kicia, Kiki, Kiko, Kim▼, Kimba, Kimm, Kimme, Kina, Kine, Kioni, Kira▲, Kiri, Kiria, Kirsi, Kishi, Kit, Kitti, Kiva, Kivi, Kodi, Kori▲, Krisi, Kyli, Kym, Mimi, Remi▲, Romi, Sami, Tami▼ and Timmi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kimi.See names in meaning and etymology.