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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kym

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Kym is of English origin and means "Force of nature".
  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Kym is of Unknown origin and means "Force of nature or natures beauty".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Kym is of English origin and means "Chief/ ruler".
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Notable Persons Named Kym

Kym Johnson is a dancer, host, and author. They have been prominent since 2001. Kym was born on August 4th, 1976 in Sydney.

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Kym Marsh is an actress, singer, and songwriter. Kym was given the name Kimberley Gail Marsh on June 13th, 1976 in Whiston, Merseyside, England. Kym is also known as Kym Ryder and Kym Lomas.

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Kym Whitley is a comedian and actress. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Kym was given the name Kym Elizabeth Whitley on June 7th, 1961 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.

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She was most prominent from 1963 to 1963. Kym was given the name Anthea Kym Karath on August 4th, 1958 in Los Angeles.

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Kym Valentine is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Kym was born on May 24th, 1977 in Sydney, Australia.

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Kym was born on April 1st, 1973 in Brisbane.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kym

Kym is a mandopop singer, actress, singing, and actor. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Kym was born on March 14th, 1983 in Shanghai. Kym is also known as Cream, 莎莎, and 藍菲琳.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 5 0
1952 15 15 0
1953 25 17 8
1954 26 15 11
1955 49 37 12
1956 63 56 7
1957 58 50 8
1958 66 66 0
1959 139 98 41
1960 98 78 20
1961 65 57 8
1962 59 54 5
1963 68 68 0
1964 67 62 5
1965 57 57 0
1966 73 73 0
1967 59 54 5
1968 59 59 0
1969 48 48 0
1970 34 34 0
1971 30 30 0
1972 23 23 0
1973 22 22 0
1974 17 17 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 12 12 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 10 10 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 14 9 5
1985 9 9 0
1986 10 10 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 13 6 7
1989 7 7 0
1990 21 9 12
1991 12 5 7
1992 5 5 0
1993 17 10 7
1994 8 8 0
1996 5 0 5
1997 5 5 0
2002 5 5 0
2003 6 6 0

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Popularity of Kym as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kym

  • How Popular is the name Kym? Kym is the 8,239th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kym have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,470 babies born with the first name Kym in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kym 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 Kym? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kym first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kym is Saturday, May 12th, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Kym born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kym was in 1959 with a total of 98 babies.
  • Random Kym Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kym is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Kym: Your name in reverse order is Myk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mky. How do you pronounce that?

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