Meaning and Name Origin
Kimi \k(i)-mi\ as a girls' name is pronounced kee-mee. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Kimi is "upright, righteous". Kimiko (KEE-mee-koh) means "righteous child". In the 1990s, the trend was to drop the -ko diminutive ending on many Japanese girls' names.
Kimi has 1 variant: Kimiko.
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)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Kimi for girls. Kimi has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Kimi is pronounced similarly to Cami, Kama, Kami▼, Kammi, Kimmie, Kimmy, Kimy and Koemi. Other recommended similar baby names are Kani, Keni, Kiani, Kiki, Kim▼, Kimm, Kimme, Kina, Kine, Kioni, Kiri, Kivi, Kym and Mimi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kimi.