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Jimmy - Meaning of Jimmy

What does Jimmy mean?

[ 2 syll. ji-(m)my, jim-my ] The baby girl name Jimmy is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced as JHIHM-iy- †. Jimmy's language of origin is Hebrew and it is predominantly used in English. Jimmy is a form of the English Jamie.

Jimmy is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1932 with 0.005% of baby girls being named Jimmy. It was #976 in rank then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is used on a very light scale now. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Jimmy, Jamie was the most regularly used. In the last century Jimmy has primarily been a boy name. In 1932, 48 times more boys than girls were given the name Jimmy.

Baby names that sound like Jimmy include Jachan, Jachane, Jachann, Jachanne, Jacksen, Jacksin, Jackson, Jacqueine (English), Jacquine, Jacson, Jahan (Iranian), Jahane, Jahanne, Jaimee (English), Jaimie (English), Jaina (English), Jainee, Jakim, Jakime, and Jakson.

† Pronunciation for Jimmy: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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