Kimi

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kimi

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  • According to a user from India, the name Kimi is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Secret, Noble, Righteous".

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Wiktionary

From Swedish and Danish Kim, short for Joakim.

  1. A male given name of modern usage.

Notable Persons Named Kimi

Kimi Räikkönen is a racing driver. Kimi was born on October 17th, 1979 in Espoo, Finland.

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Kimi Katkar is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 1992. Kimi was born on December 11th, 1965 in Mumbai, India.

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Kimi was born in 1977.

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Kimi Djabaté is a world music musician. He plays Vocal, guitar, Balafón, Kora, Balafon, and Kora (instrument). Kimi was born Kimi Djabaté on January 20th, 1975 in Guinea-Bissau.

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Kimi was born in Tonga.

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Kimi Reichenberg is an actor and actress.

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How popular is the baby name Kimi in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 7 7 0
1916 6 6 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 7 7 0
1921 15 15 0
1922 11 11 0
1923 7 7 0
1924 9 9 0
1925 9 9 0
1929 6 6 0
1944 6 6 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 19 19 0
1956 39 39 0
1957 42 42 0
1958 31 31 0
1959 51 51 0
1960 37 37 0
1961 39 39 0
1962 46 46 0
1963 43 43 0
1964 47 47 0
1965 66 66 0
1966 51 51 0
1967 47 47 0
1968 49 49 0
1969 37 37 0
1970 43 43 0
1971 34 34 0
1972 44 44 0
1973 27 27 0
1974 24 24 0
1975 27 27 0
1976 22 22 0
1977 27 27 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 19 19 0
1980 34 34 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 21 21 0
1983 27 27 0
1984 14 14 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 18 18 0
1989 21 21 0
1990 19 19 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 22 22 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 19 13 6
2007 14 14 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 21 16 5
2013 44 21 23
2014 79 26 53
2015 51 13 38
2016 52 17 35
2017 49 14 35

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Popularity of Kimi as a first name

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Common last names for Kimi

  • Matsumoto

Fun Facts about the name Kimi

  • How Popular is the name Kimi? Kimi is the 6,972nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kimi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,911 babies born with the first name Kimi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kimi to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kimi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kimi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kimi is Friday, March 17th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Kimi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kimi was in 1965 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Kimi Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kimi is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Kimi: Your name in reverse order is Imik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iikm. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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