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pinWhat does Jimmy mean?

Jimmy /jim-my/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Jimmy is "he who supplants". Jimmy is an alternate form, with the prefix Ji-, of James (Hebrew): from Late Latin Iacomus. Jimmy is also a variant of Jim (Hebrew).


pinVariations

Jimmy has 9 variants: Jaimie, Jamey, Jamie, Jaymie, Jemmy, Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey and Jimmie.

Jimmy has 21 more related forms via James, Jim: Diego, Diogo, Giacomo, Hamish, Iago, Jacob, Jacques, Jago, Jagu, Jaime, Jaimey, Jame, Jameson, Jamison, Jascha, Jayme, Jaymes, Jem, Jimbo, Jimson and Seamus.

Kreatif forms: Jaimy, Jamy, Jimmi. [more]

pinHow popular is Jimmy?

Jimmy is a very prominent first name for men (#99 out of 1220, Top 8%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#58130 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jimmy for boys. Jimmy was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #46 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, and is at #523 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jimmy name in U.S.

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Jimmy and associated names. Popular varying forms of Jimmy (#523 2 years ago) are Jacob (#4 2 years ago), James (#9), Diego (#129), Jameson (#159), Jamison (#440), Jaime (#468), Jamie (#786), Seamus (#900), Jimmie, Jame, Jim, Jayme, Hamish, Jacques and Jamey. Other forms, like Jagu, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Jimmy was at its apex during 1970-1979 (average #524) and is somewhat lower today (#651, 26.6% less). James has historically been popular among parents, though Jacob is currently the top form, and Jim has lost favor. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jimmy, Diego, Jacob, Jacques, Jaime in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jame, James, Jameson, Jamey, Jamie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamison, Jayme, Jim, Jimmie, Seamus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jimmy, Hamish, Jacob, James, Jamie, Seamus outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Timmy. Like Jimmy, this name is not frequently used.

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