Meaning and name origin
Mimi \m(i)-mi\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEE-mee. It is of French origin. Pet name for Marilyn or Miriam. Also used as a Spanish pet name for Mira, Maria, and Noemi. First used by parents after the appearance of Puccini's famous opera "La Bohème" and its tragic heroine Mimi. Actress Mimi Rogers.
Mimi is a very popular first name for females (#1293 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mimi for girls. Mimi reached its highest rank of #892 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mimi and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maria (#115), Mary (#120), Miriam (#305), Marilyn (#405), Mira (#613), Noemi (#726), Mamie and Mimi. (2014 statistics).