Jimmy

Jimmy - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jimmy, meaning supplanter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #335. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jimmy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jimmy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jimmy. The baby boy name Jimmy was given to 550 baby boys in 2012, ranking #460 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,984 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jimmy peaked in popularity 75 years ago in 1944 on position 41.



Famous with this name

Jimmy Santos
Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Fallon


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Jimmy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jimmy is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #266 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #1,082.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jimmy is where you live.


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Jimmy origin and meaning

Jimmy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means supplanter. To see famous people named Jimmy, pop culture references for the name Jimmy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jimmy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jimmy, sorted by popularity.

John / Jason / Juan / Johnny / Jackson / Jon / Jim / Jimmie / Johnnie / Jamie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012460
2011421
2010375
2009370
2008357
2007339
2006326
2005299
2004280
2003277
2002266
2001275
2000271
1999270
1998264
1997244
1996222
1995218
1994210
1993199
1992200
1991185
1990173
1989175
1988164
1987156
1986150
1985149
1984134
1983126
1982132
1981129
1980126
1979124
1978118
197799
1976102
1975112
197499
197395
197297
197194
197086
196979
196878
196774
196677
196581
196479
196378
196275
196171
196069
195969
195873
195777
195678
195578
195474
195372
195272
195162
195056
194953
194850
194744
194642
194541
194441
194342
194247
194145
194044
193943
193845
193745
193646
193547
193456
193364
193276
193189
1930102
1929116
1928138
1927158
1926166
1925195
1924249
1923270
1922287
1921292
1920319
1919377
1918430
1917424
1916440
1915484
1914461
1913448
1912493
1911450
1910335

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico266
Arkansas337
Kentucky340
California358
Texas366
Georgia373
Tennessee389
Maryland390
Mississippi393
Florida404
New York404
Missouri428
Alabama431
Oklahoma450
North Carolina452
Louisiana493
Virginia499
New Jersey501
South Carolina508
Indiana514
Nevada532
Colorado561
Oregon573
Massachusetts617
Illinois632
Minnesota662
Arizona684
Ohio776
Wisconsin804
Pennsylvania891
Washington980
Michigan1082

Even more about Jimmy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jimmy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jimmy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1944
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Jimmy
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,984
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +550

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