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Girl Name: Mimi

Name: Mimi
Pronunciation: \m(i)-mi\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: French
Related Names: Mamie, Mary
Sounds Like: Mima, Mimma, Maemi, Mame, Maime
Variant forms: Meemee, Mim
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1293


Mimi \m(i)-mi\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEE-mee. It is of French origin. Pet name for Marilyn or Miriam. Also used as a Spanish pet name for Mira, Maria, and Noemi. First used by parents after the appearance of Puccini's famous opera "La Boh?" and its tragic heroine Mimi. Actress Mimi Rogers.

Mimi has 2 variant forms: Meemee and Mim.

For more information, see also related names Mamie and Mary.

Baby names that sound like Mimi are Mima, Mimma, Maemi, Mame and Maime.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Mimi.


Mimi is a very popular first name for women (#1293 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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