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Jim Name Popularity

How popular is the name Jim? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 98 299 0.0849%
1911 132 214 0.0575%
1912 148 368 0.073%
1913 157 429 0.0757%
1914 175 474 0.068%
1915 173 638 0.0702%
1916 176 652 0.0675%
1917 165 736 0.0736%
1918 164 812 0.0757%
1919 156 826 0.0789%
1920 162 827 0.0744%
1921 164 865 0.0755%
1922 168 865 0.0776%
1923 168 850 0.0759%
1924 158 977 0.0841%
1925 145 1,108 0.098%
1926 143 1,159 0.1054%
1927 136 1,287 0.1163%
1928 137 1,219 0.1139%
1929 131 1,286 0.1242%
1930 122 1,456 0.1394%
1931 116 1,515 0.1535%
1932 103 1,751 0.1772%
1933 98 1,862 0.1999%
1934 90 2,186 0.2261%
1935 90 2,229 0.2294%
1936 85 2,251 0.2337%
1937 83 2,326 0.236%
1938 81 2,489 0.2431%
1939 76 2,616 0.2572%
1940 78 2,699 0.2539%
1941 79 2,833 0.2517%
1942 74 3,500 0.2772%
1943 75 3,670 0.2811%
1944 68 3,728 0.3008%
1945 68 3,606 0.2957%
1946 73 4,322 0.2929%
1947 77 4,630 0.2774%
1948 86 3,785 0.2371%
1949 108 2,710 0.1685%
1950 139 1,920 0.1192%
1951 163 1,578 0.0931%
1952 172 1,504 0.0862%
1953 173 1,511 0.0854%
1954 173 1,576 0.0862%
1955 166 1,680 0.0913%
1956 148 2,173 0.1151%
1957 106 3,526 0.1832%
1958 88 4,910 0.2598%
1959 70 5,687 0.2993%
1960 75 5,549 0.2929%
1961 78 5,341 0.2829%
1962 85 4,707 0.2564%
1963 92 4,229 0.2356%
1964 101 3,640 0.2068%
1965 117 2,764 0.169%
1966 136 2,191 0.1403%
1967 152 1,791 0.118%
1968 178 1,481 0.0986%
1969 189 1,408 0.0914%
1970 204 1,239 0.0779%
1971 245 908 0.0604%
1972 271 684 0.0502%
1973 302 550 0.0424%
1974 322 512 0.0394%
1975 360 420 0.0327%
1976 372 381 0.0296%
1977 394 353 0.0262%
1978 415 311 0.0231%
1979 412 329 0.0233%
1980 487 256 0.0175%
1981 472 267 0.0182%
1982 481 267 0.0179%
1983 508 224 0.0152%
1984 532 213 0.0143%
1985 620 154 0.0101%
1986 617 161 0.0107%
1987 614 171 0.0112%
1988 663 151 0.0097%
1989 729 135 0.0084%
1990 703 159 0.0096%
1991 760 130 0.008%
1992 754 143 0.009%
1993 838 111 0.0071%
1994 871 104 0.0068%
1995 891 102 0.0068%
1996 867 107 0.0071%
1997 1,004 81 0.0055%
1998 1,095 69 0.0046%
1999 1,165 61 0.0041%
2000 1,176 66 0.0043%
2001 1,289 52 0.0035%
2002 1,114 80 0.0053%
2003 1,306 56 0.0037%
2004 1,396 50 0.0033%
2005 1,390 54 0.0035%
2006 1,396 58 0.0037%
2007 1,707 35 0.0022%
2008 1,761 31 0.002%
2009 2,125 16 0.0011%
2010 1,741 30 0.0021%
2011 1,868 23 0.0016%
2012 1,994 19 0.0013%
2013 1,728 29 0.002%
2014 1,682 33 0.0023%
2015 2,031 18 0.0012%
2016 2,073 16 0.0011%
2017 2,157 13 0.0009%
2018 2,390 9 0.0007%
2019 2,502 6 0.0004%

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What names are variants of Jim?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jimi
Jimmee
Jimmey
Jimmie

He who supplants

Hebrew

Jimmy

He who supplants

Hebrew

Jimson

What names sound like Jim?

If you like how Jim sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Jim.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jem

A variant diminutive form of James.

Wim

Will helmet, protection

German


What names are similar to Jim?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jacob

Supplanter

Hebrew

Kimo

Polynesian


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