Gender: Male Origin of Kim: English, diminutive of Kimball Meaning of Kimball: Welsh, "warrior chief"

Kim Origin and Meaning

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

Kim is forever feminized, despite memories of the Rudyard Kipling character.

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Viviennethenaturegirl Says:


What about Kimberly? I prefer on girl more.

Jack Says:


Kim Jong-Un is the tyrannical dictator of North Korea.

maibritt Says:


It can also be a diminutive of Joakim.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I remember when I was about seven and I came across the name Kim in some book. It was a girl's name, and I thought that was really weird because it sounded like a boy's name to me, and ever since I've only found it as a girl's name. I like it on either gender, but it's better for a boy, in my opinion.

Daphodil Says:


In Scandinavia it's an exclusively masculine name.