Modern invented name

Nim Origin and Meaning

The name Nim is a girl's name .

Australian writer Wendy Orr put this name on the map with her hit Nim's Island" series of children's books, about a smart young girl who lives on an island in the South Pacific. Abigail Breslin played Nim in a 2008 film adaptation of the book.

Gamers will know Nim as the name of an abstract mathematical game a bit like Mancala, while fans of '80s animated films may associate it with Ratatouille precursor The Secret of Nimh.

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Nim in Pop Culture

  • Nim Rusoemain character in 2008 film "Nim's Island"
  • (Jack) Nimble "Nim" Pipermale character in Lauren DeStefano's "The Internment Chronicles"
  • Nim Galuucharacter in animated movie "Epic"