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Meaning and name origin

Kym \k-ym\ as a girl's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kym is "Cyneburg's field". Kym is a variant of Kim (Old English): short form of Kimberly, used as an independent name since the mid 20th century, influenced by actresses Kim Novak and Kim Basinger.

Kym has 3 variant forms: Kimm, Kimme, Kymme.


Kym is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2564 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#62619 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kym and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kim and Kimberly. (2015 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

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


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