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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zim

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  1. genitive plural of zima

Notable Persons Named Zim

Zim Zum is a heavy metal music musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar. He was most prominent from 1989 to present. Zim was given the name Timothy Michael Linton on June 25th, 1969. Zim is also known as Michael Linton and Timothy Michael Linton.


Zim was born on December 25th, 1959 in Port Elizabeth. He passed away on May 10th, 2011.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zim

Sol Zim is a cantor and cantor (christianity). Sol was given the name Solomon Zimelman in 1939.


Jake Zim is a digital media executive.


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International Interest for Zim

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Zim as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zim U.S.
  White 82.72% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zim

People with the last name Zim are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zim

  • How Popular is the name Zim? Zim is the 79,144th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zim was the 109,258th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Zim in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zim is Saturday, October 10th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Zim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zim was in 2009 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zim: Your name in reverse order is Miz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zim. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 162 people with the last name Zim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zim? Zim is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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