Kim

Kim - A very unique female name



  Jul 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kim appeared on the charts for the first time in 1931 on position #1526. 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 girl name Kim was given to 46 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2091 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 30,723 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kim peaked in popularity 57 years ago in 1960 on position 34.



Famous with this name

Kim Basinger
Kim Cattrall
Kim Hunter


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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 Oregon at position #670 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,424.

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.

Kiana / Kenya / Kianna / Kami / Kenna / Kenia / Keyana / Kamya / Keyonna / Keanna /

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
20122091
20112781
20103270
20093283
20082865
20071804
20062289
20052820
20042028
20032375
20021744
20011912
20001611
19991352
19981564
19971539
19961349
19951345
19941162
19931101
19921128
1991967
1990799
1989797
1988731
1987668
1986664
1985578
1984519
1983489
1982455
1981416
1980379
1979303
1978279
1977229
1976195
1975176
1974145
1973129
1972117
1971100
197078
196966
196857
196749
196643
196543
196442
196339
196237
196136
196034
195935
195840
195735
195638
195575
1954134
1953182
1952215
1951334
1950483
1949540
1948540
1947537
1946613
1945847
1944780
19431004
19421105
19411222
19391195
19381209
19371642
19351507
19311526

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon670
California1412
Florida1487
Texas2409
New York2424

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 female 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
1960
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kim
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 30,723
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1931
2012 births +46

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