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pinWhat does Kym mean?

Kym /kym/ [1 syll.] 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 21 more relations via Kim, Kimberly: Kimana, Kimba, Kimber, Kimberlee, Kimberleigh, Kimberley, Kimberli, Kimberlie, Kimberlin, Kimberlyn, Kimblyn, Kimmie, Kimmy, Kimy, Kymberlee, Kymberleigh, Kymberley, Kymberlie, Kymberly, Kymbra and Kymbrely.

Kreatif forms: Kakym, Kymka, 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 2014), Kimber (#634), Kimberli, Kimberlee, Kim and Kimberley. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5612%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.2102%, 62.5% less), with the versions Kimberley, Kim and Kimberlee becoming less stylish. Kimber (#634) and Kimberly (#105) are two of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kim, Kimber, Kimberlee, Kimberley, Kimberli, Kimberly in U.S.

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

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Kym is pronounced similarly to Cam. Other recommended similar baby names are Kama, Kami and Kimi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kym.