In addition, Kim is a short form of the name Joachim (English, French, German, and Polish) in the Scandinavian language.
Kim is also a short form of the name Kimball (English).
Kim is also a short form of the name Kimberley (English).
Kim is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1955, 0.168% of baby boys were given the name Kim. It ranked at #97 then. The baby name has since steeply fallen in popularity, and is now of irregular use. Within all boy names in its group, Kim was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Kim: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"
A famous person named Kim is Politician, Kim Il-sung, born Kim Sun Ju, 15 April 1912 - 8 July 1994, Mangyondae, Korea.
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