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What 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.

Associated with: old english.

Variations

Kym has 3 variants: Kimm, Kimme and Kymme.

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

Kreatif forms:
(female) Kymi, Kymmi, ..

(male) Kymat, Kymbo, ..

How 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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Kym for girls. Kym entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1453 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kym name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kym outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Kym and related names. Prominent related forms of Kym are Kimberly (#105 in recent rankings), Kimmy and Kim. These forms of Kym were popular as baby names 5 decades ago (usage of 3.8%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.2%, 94.9% less), with versions such as Kim becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kym, Kim, Kimberly, Kimmy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE KYM

Kym is pronounced similarly to Cam. Other recommended 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.


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