Kim

Kim - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kim appeared on the charts for the first time in 1936 on position #895. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kim and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kim? 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 Kim. The baby boy name Kim was given to 5 baby boys in 2003, ranking #3802 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 353,568 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kim peaked in popularity 64 years ago in 1955 on position 98.



Famous with this name

Kim Yoo-yeon
Kim Basinger
Claudia Kim


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Rating: 3/5 (2 people)


Kim is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kim is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,806 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,806.

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 Kim is where you live.


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Kim origin and meaning

Kim is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kim, pop culture references for the name Kim and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kim

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

Kenny / Ken / Keegan / Keenan / Kane / Keon / Keagan / Keshawn / Kason / Kenyon /

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
20033802
19993538
19961803
19942222
19932265
19922197
19911780
19901485
19891270
19881035
19871260
19861483
1985976
1984991
19831036
19821096
1981817
1980847
1979839
1978839
1977800
1976723
1975688
1974681
1973611
1972534
1971504
1970462
1969422
1968386
1967347
1966316
1965306
1964275
1963263
1962252
1961239
1960237
1959241
1958205
1957161
1956119
195598
1954110
1953127
1952126
1951172
1950233
1949257
1948303
1947298
1946330
1945436
1944546
1943617
1942808
1941951
1940849
19391130
19381062
19371087
1936895

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1806

Even more about Kim


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 Kim 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 Kim?

1 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
1955
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kim
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 353,568
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1936
2003 births +5

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