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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".
Baby names that sound like Kim are Kam and Kimo. Other similar baby names are Kit, Jim, Kip, Sim, Tim and Wim.
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Popularity of Kim
Kim is a very popular first name for men (#397 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#233 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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