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pinWhat does Kym mean?

Kym /kym/ as a girls' name. Kym's name origin is Old English, and the name Kym means "Cyneburg's field". Kym is a variant form, with the suffix -ym, of Kim (Old English): short transcription of Kimberly.


Kym has 3 variants: Kimm, Kimme and Kymme.

Kym has 4 more relations via Kim, Kimberly: Kimba, Kimmy, Kimy and Kymbra.

Kreatif forms: Kymma, Kymmi. [more]

pinHow popular is Kym?

Kym is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2564 out of 4276, Top 60%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Kym and related names. Prominent related forms of Kym (unlisted) are Kimberly (#105 in recent rankings) and Kim. These forms of Kym were popular as baby names about 5 decades ago (usage of 0.98%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.45%, 54.1% less), with the version Kim becoming less stylish. Kimberly has generally been the top pick of parents. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kim, Kimberly in U.S.

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

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Kym is pronounced similarly to Cam. Other recommended similar baby names are Aya, Aymi, Ayn, Cy, Cyma, Cyn, Em, Eyo, Gem, Hy, Jyl, KC, Ka-, Kai, Kama, Kami, Kas, Kat, Kay, Kaya, Kaye, Kia, Kimi, Kit, Kyel, Kyla, Kyle, Kyli, Kyra, Lyn, Lys, Lyz, Mim, Mya, Nya, Nyx, Pam, Rye, Sam, Syma, Tam and Wyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kym.