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Boy Name: Jim

Name: Jim
Pronunciation: \jim\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Kimo, Jacob
Sounds Like: Jem, Wim
Variant forms: Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey, Jimmie, Jimmy, Jimson
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 153
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 8639


Jim \jim\ as a boy's name. Short form of James (Hebrew) "he who supplants". Also used as an independent name. Actors Jim Broadbent, Jim Carrey.

Jim has 6 variant forms: Jimi, Jimmee, Jimmey, Jimmie, Jimmy and Jimson.

For more information, see also related names Kimo and Jacob.

Baby names that sound like Jim are Jem and Wim.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Jim.


Jim is a very popular first name for men (#153 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#8639 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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