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What does Mimi mean?

Mimi Pronunciation of Mimi [mi-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.

Associated with: opera, heroine.

Variations

Mimi has 2 variants: Meemee and Mim.

Affiliated girl names: Mamie and Mary.

Mimi has 12 more related forms via Maria, Marilyn, Mira, Miriam, Noemi: Mairim, Marie, Miri, Mirian, Mirja, Mirka, Mirra, Mitzi, Mitzie, Myra, Neomi and Noami.

Creative forms:
(female) Mami, Mime, ..

(male) Mimay, Mimit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mimi Dior (M.D.), ..

How popular is Mimi?

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 statistics of Mimi for girls. Mimi was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #866 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mimi name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mimi outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Shown below is an analysis of the ranking of the girl name Mimi and corresponding names. Mamie, Maria (#109 last year), Marie (#564), Marilyn (#426), Mary (#124), Mira (#586), Miriam (#294), Mirian, Mitzi, Mitzie, Myra (#597), Neomi and Noemi (#778) are the popular varying forms of Mimi. Other variants, like Mirka, are seldom used. These forms of Mimi were popular 125 years ago (adoption of 9.4%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.6%, 94%), with forms like Mamie becoming less trendy. Mira and Noemi are two of the more fashionable girl names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mimi, Mamie, Maria, Marie, Marilyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mary, Mira, Miriam, Mirian, Mitzi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mitzie, Myra, Neomi, Noemi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mary, Mira outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mimi is pronounced similarly to Maemi, Maymie, Mima and Mimma. Other recommended names are Ami, Aymi, Cami, Demi, Emmi, Jaimi, Jami, Kami, Kimi, Maci, Mai, Maime, Mairi, Maji, Mali, Mame, Mari, Maxi, Mei, Mia, Miah, Mica, Michi, Micki, Mika, Mike, Miki, Mikki, Mila, Milli, Min, Mina, Mindi, Misti, Miya, Remi, Romi, Sami, Tami and Timmi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mimi.

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