English diminutive of Kimberly; Vietnamese; Scandinavian diminutive of Joachima; Soviet name
"Cyneburga's meadow"

Kim Origin and Meaning

The name Kim is a girl's name of English origin.

Kim was the coolest name... of the 1960s. Kim was popularized by actress Kim Novak, and its energy is still maintained by rapper Lil' Kim, but it holds lil' or no appeal for new babies. Parents who like Kim's short, sweet sound might look to a choice such as Sam, Lou, or Belle.

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Famous People Named Kim

  • Kimila Ann "Kim" BasingerAmerican actress and former model
  • Kimberly Noel "Kim" KardashianAmerican reality TV personality
  • Lil' Kim (born Kimberly Denise Jones)American rapper
  • Kim Victoria CattrallAmerican actress
  • Avril Phaedra Douglas "Kim" Campbell19th Prime Minister of Canada
  • Kim Althea GordonAmerican musician of band Sonic Youth
  • Marilyn Pauline "Kim" NovakAmerican actress
  • Kim CarnesAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Kimberley Ann "Kim" DealAmerican bassist for The Pixies
  • Kimberleigh Marie "Kim" ZolciakBiermann, American reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Atlanta")
  • Kim Hardee GravelAmerican beauty queen and reality TV personality ("Kim of Queens")
  • Kim NoordaDutch model
  • Kim WayansAmerican actress
  • Kimberly Kaye "Kim" WyattAmerican singer and dancer of The Pussycat Dolls
  • Kimberly "Kim" RichardsAmerican actress and reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Beverly Hills")
  • Kim Antonie Lode ClijstersBelgian tennis player
  • Kim Chistage name of Sang,Young Shin, Korean,American drag queen
  • Kim WildeEnglish pop singer
  • Kim Victoria FieldsAmerican actress
  • Kimberly Sue Yap "Kim" ChiuChinese Filipina actress
  • Kim O'BrienAmerican actress
  • Kim JonesAmerican marathoner
  • Kimberly Alicia "Kim" JonesAmerican sports reporter
  • Kimberley "Kim" Isaac MoyesAustralian singer of The Presets
  • Kimberly "Kim" JonesAmerican tennis player
  • Kim RobertsonAmerican Celtic harp player
  • Kim Lorraine ApplebyEnglish singer of duo Mel & Kim
  • Kimberlee Dawn "Kim" WalkerSmith, American Christian singer of Jesus Culture
  • Kim Scottex,wife of rapper Eminem
  • Kim Lip (stage name of Kim Jungeun)Korean singer in South,Korean girl group Loona

Kim in Pop Culture

  • Kim Boggscharacter in the movie ‘Edward Scissorhands’
  • Kimberly Ann "Kim" Possiblemain character in animated series "Kim Possible"
  • Kimberly "Kim" Parkercharacter in TV series "Moesha"
  • Kim Poolecharacter in movie "Office Killer"
  • Kim Bauercharacter on TV's "24"
  • Kim "Kimmy"character in Aphmau's YouTube series
  • Kim Crawfordcharacter in TV series "Kickn' It"
  • Kimberly “Kim” Kellycharacter in TV series “Freaks and Geeks”
  • 'Kim'song by Eminem