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What does the name "Jimmy" mean?

Jimmy (English): Diminutive form of James

The name "Jimmy" is of English origin and it means "Diminutive form of James". It's a name commonly given to boys.

J is for joy, that you always bring.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

M is for melody, the song of life.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ymmij". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jimmy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Jimmy" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Jimmy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 286,717 babies born with the name Jimmy in the United States. That's more than enough Jimmies to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1883 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jimmy" was in 1947 with a total of 7,872 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jimmies)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jimmy" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 119 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 5,777 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Jimmy popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jimmy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jimmy

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Jimmy was born in 1974 as James Thomas Fallon in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1989 to present. Jimmy was born in 1967 as James Christian Kimmel in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page is a musician, songwriter, and record producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1957 to present. Jimmy was born in 1944 as James Patrick Page in Heston, Middlesex, England.

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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter is an officeholder. Jimmy was born in 1924 as James Earl Carter, Jr. in Plains, Georgia, U.S.

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Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett is a singer-songwriter, businessman, film producer, actor, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1965 to present. Jimmy was born in 1946 as James William Buffett in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

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Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Jimmy was born in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Past life for Jimmy born Dec 3, 1967

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.