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Jimmy Meaning


What does Jimmy mean?

The name Jimmy is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Jimmy is "supplanter".

Jimmy is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ji-mmy.

The Given Name Jimmy

Jimmy is a diminutive of James. See James for further details.

Jimmy is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A name fit for a child full of greatness and familiarity, a little seeker.

Wrap it up and take it home, Jimmy may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jimmy Carter, Jimmy Collins, and Jimmy Connors.

Jimmy Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 653 in baby name popularity for boys with 390 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 596 in baby name popularity for boys with 456 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Jimmy sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jimmy Name Popularity Page.

Jimmy Related Names

Jimmy is a diminutive of James.

Variants of the name Jimmy include Jimi, Jimmey, Jimmi, Jimmie, Jimy.

Famous Jimmys

  • Jimmy Carter ~ U. S. President (1977-1981), Nobel Prize for Peace 2002
  • Jimmy Collins ~ Baseball Player
  • Jimmy Connors ~ Tennis Player
  • Jimmy Conzelman ~ Football Player
  • Jimmy Durante ~ Actor
  • Jimmy Fallon ~ Actor
  • Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink ~ Soccer Player
  • Jimmy Gardner ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Jimmy Johnson ~ Football Player
  • Jimmy Kimmel ~ Actor
  • Jimmy Page ~ Rock Musician
  • Jimmy Smits ~ Actor

Jimmy Numerology

What will your new littleJimmy be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jimmy are often bubbly and accepting but most of all they are read more >>

Jimmy Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jimmy in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jimmy.

Just for fun, see the name Jimmy in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jimmy in Nautical Flags page.