Meaning and name origin
Jim is a very popular first name for males (#153 out of 1220, Top 12%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8639 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jim for boys. Jim reached its highest rank of #51 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jim and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jacob (#4), James (#9), Jimmy (#523), Jim and Jimmie. (2014 statistics).