Nim

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Gender: F Origin of Nim: Modern invented name

Australian writer Wendy Orr put this name on the map with her hit Nim's Island" series of children's books, about a smart young girl who lives on an island in the South Pacific. Abigail Breslin played Nim in a 2008 film adaptation of the book.

Gamers will know Nim as the name of an abstract mathematical name a bit like Mancala, while fans of '80s animated films may associate it with Ratatouille precursor The Secret of Nimh.

Famous People Named Nim

Pop Culture References for the name Nim

(Jack) Nimble "Nim" Piper, charcater in Lauren DeStefano's "The Internment Chronicles"
Nim Galuu, character in animated movie "Epic"
Nim Rusoe, female main character in film "Nim's Island"
"Nim's Island," 2008 film