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What does Jimi mean?

Jimi Pronunciation of Jimi [ji-mi] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and Jimi means "he who supplants". Jimi is a version of Jim (Hebrew): short variant of James.

Associated with: supplants (victory).


Jimi has 4 variants: Jimmee, Jimmey, Jimmie and Jimmy.

1 more relation via Jim: Jimson.

Creative forms:
(male) Jemi, Jili, ..

(female) Jime, Jivi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jimi Benny (J.B.), ..

How popular is Jimi?

Jimi is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Jimi is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jimi was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1580 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Jimi rated in the Top 2000 are Jimmy (#575 in recent rankings), Jimmie, Jimmey and Jim. Other forms, like Jimmee, are uncommon. These relations of Jimi reached the height of their popularity 8 decades ago (median #758) and are now much less common (#1715, 96.9%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jimi, Jim, Jimmey, Jimmie, Jimmy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jimi is alike in pronunciation to Jaimie, Jamee, Jamey, Jamie, Jaymie, Jemmie, Jemmy and Jomei. Other recommended names are Jai, Jaime, Jame, Jamil, Jamin, Javi, Jem, Jian, Jimal, Jimar, Jimbo, Jino, Jiri, Jiro, Jodi, Jori, Jovi, Juli, Juri, Kaimi, Rami, Remi, Sami and Umi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jimi.

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