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Kim meaning and name origin

Kim \kim\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kim), is pronounced kim. It is of English origin. Short form of Kim- names like Kimball or Kimberly. Kim is also a Korean surname meaning "gold". Literary: name of the boy hero of Rudyard Kipling's novel "Kim".

Kim is also pronounced similarly to Cam and Kam. Other suggested similar baby names are Jim, Kaimi, Kain, Ken, Kian, Kimo, Kip, Kit, Sim, Tim and Wim.

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Popularity of Kim

Kim is a very popular first name for males (#397 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#233 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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