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Gender: Male Meaning of Jimmy: "supplanter" Origin of Jimmy: Diminutive of James Jimmy's Popularity in 2018: #653

The name Jimmy is a boy's name meaning "supplanter". Jimmy is ranked #653 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Coolated Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

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Every other little kid's name in 1957 but few Jameses are called Jimmy today; they're more often James or Jamie.

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Jack Says:


The pizza is aggressive.

lesliemarion Says:


I grew up thinking this was a goofy name and I guess it is, but Jimmy Fallon is a delight and makes me like it.