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

Jimena Origin and Meaning

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

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

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Rank in US: #446

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Latinalinguist Says:


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

Latinalinguist Says:


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

Latinalinguist Says:


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

indiefendi2 Says:


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