What does Mimi mean?
Mimi \m(i)-mi\ as a girls' 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 has 39 more related forms via Maria, Marilyn, Mira, Miriam, Noemi: Mairim, Maree, Mariah, Mariam, Marie▼, Marika, Marilin, Marja, Marya, Mayra▼, Mayria, Meriam, Mirana, Mireya▼, Mirham, Miri, Mirian, Miriana, Mirilla, Mirja, Mirjam, Mirka, Mirra, Mirriam, Miryam, Mitzi▼, Mitzie, Miyana, Moriah▼, Myra▼, Myriam▼, Naoma, Naomia, Naomie, Nayomi, Neoma▼, Neomi, Noami and Noemie.
Mimi is a very prominent first name for women (#1293 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Mimi for girls. Mimi was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #892 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Mimi and corresponding names. Mamie, Maria (#115 last year), Mariah (#136), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Marilyn (#405), Mary (#120), Mayra, Mira (#613), Mireya, Miriam (#305), Mitzi, Moriah (#977), Myra (#638), Myriam, Naoma, Neoma and Noemi (#726) are the popular varying forms of Mimi. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3824%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3062%, down 19.9%), with forms like Marie, Mayra, Moriah, Myriam and Neoma becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable names for newborns here are Mariah (#136), Mariam (#568), Marilyn (#405), Mira (#613) and Noemi (#726), with Mariah going through a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)