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Gender: F Origin of Kim: English, diminutive of Kimberly

Kim was the coolest name...of the 1960s. Kim was popularized by the sultry Kim Novak, and its energy is still maintained by rapper Lil' Kim, but it holds lil' or no appeal for new babies. Parents who like Kim's short, sweet sound might look to a choice such as Sam, Elle, or Em.

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Famous People Named Kim

Kimila Ann "Kim" Basinger, American actress and former model
Kim Chi, Korean-American drag queen
Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian, American reality TV personality
Lil' Kim (born Kimberly Denise Jones), American rapper
Kim Althea Gordon, American musician of band Sonic Youth
Marilyn Pauline "Kim" Novak, American actress
Kim Hardee Gravel, American beauty queen and reality TV personality ("Kim of Queens")
Kim Noorda, Dutch model
Kim Wayans, American actress
Kimberly "Kim" Richards, American actress and reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Beverly Hills")
Kim Antonie Lode Clijsters, Belgian tennis player
Kim Wilde, English pop singer
Kimberly Sue Yap "Kim" Chiu, Chinese Filipina actress
Kim O'Brien, American actress
Kim Jones, American marathoner
Kimberly Alicia "Kim" Jones, American sports reporter
Kimberly "Kim" Jones, American tennis player
Kim Robertson, American Celtic harp player born in Wisconsin, classically trained on piano and orchestral harp.
Kim Scott, ex-wife of rapper Eminem

Pop Culture References for the name Kim

Kimberly Ann "Kim" Possible, main character in animated series "Kim Possible"
Kimberly "Kim" Parker, character in TV series "Moesha"
Kim Poole, character in movie "Office Killer"
Kim Bauer, character on TV's "24"
Kim "Kimy", character in Aphmau's YouTube series
Kim is a very common surname in Korea
Kim Crawford, character in TV series "Kickn' It"

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