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.
(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)
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)
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.
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.