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Gender: Female Pronunciation: hee-MAY-nah Meaning of Jimena: "listener" Origin of Jimena: Spanish variation of Ximena Jimena's Popularity in 2018: #446

Jimena Origin and Meaning

The name Jimena is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "listener".

Widespread popularity in the Latino community has propelled this name up the charts.

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Popularity

Rank in US: #446

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Comments

Latinalinguist Says:

2016-12-14T05:50:48

Yes! The names seem to be related. Although sadly I can't hear Jemima and not think of pancakes.

Latinalinguist Says:

2016-11-01T16:43:00

I would say it more like, /hee-MEH-nah/...the 'e' in Spanish is pronounced like an 'eh'.

Latinalinguist Says:

2016-11-01T16:41:42

Would like to know how English monolinguals would pronounce this name. Or is it too hard to pronounce?

indiefendi2 Says:

2015-01-24T17:11:36

If Jemima is too audacious for someone they could use this beauty instead!