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Kim Meaning


What does Kim mean?

The name Kim is of English origin.

The meaning of Kim is "chief, ruler".

It is also of Vietnamese origin, where its meaning is "golden".

Kim is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Kim.

The Given Name Kim

Embraced by many parents, the name Kim, is one of warmth and sparkle.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kim Andersson, Kim Basinger, and Kim Bo kyung.

Kim Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,080 in baby name popularity for girls with 35 occurrences. It ranked 11,467 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,409 in baby name popularity for girls with 46 occurrences. It ranked 9,293 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Kim has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Kim Name Popularity Page.

Kim Related Names

Famous Kims

  • Kim Andersson ~ Handball Player
  • Kim Basinger ~ Actress
  • Kim Bo kyung ~ Soccer Player
  • Kim Campbell ~ Canadian Prime Minister (1993)
  • Kim Cattrall ~ Actress
  • Kim Chang soo ~ Soccer Player
  • Kim Clijsters ~ Tennis Player
  • Kim Dae jung ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 2000
  • Kim Delaney ~ Actress
  • Kim Ekdahl du Rietz ~ Handball Player
  • Kim Hunter ~ Actress
  • Kim Hyun sung ~ Soccer Player
  • Kim Kee hee ~ Soccer Player
  • Kim Raver ~ Actress
  • Kim Young gwon ~ Soccer Player

Kim Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Kim.

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Kim Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kim.

Just for fun, see the name Kim 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 Kim in Nautical Flags page.