[ 2 syll. ki-mi, kim-i ] The baby girl name Kimi is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced as KIY-Miy- †. Kimi is of Old English and Japanese origin. It is used mainly in English and Japanese. From Japanese roots, its meaning is 'righteous'. The name is derived from the traditional name Kimiko, which means 'righteous child'; the '-ko' diminutive is often omitted from girl names since the late 20th century.
In addition, Kimi is a form (English and Japanese) of the English Kimberley.
Forms of Kimi include the name Kimee, the name Kimia, the Japanese Kimie, the name Kimika, the Japanese Kimiko, the Japanese Kimiyo, the name Kimmi, the name Kimmie, the name Kimmy, and the name Kimy.
Kimi is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Kimi: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"