A famous name bearer is Kim Jong-un of North Korea.
Kim is a simple name you can imagine it with a man or woman. I like to think of someone named Kim to be a business lady. Smart, Nice, sometimes devious, or pretty. My friends name is Kim and she’s Vietnamese so I like to think of the name Kim on an Asian lady but since my friend's a girl I just for some reason can’t imagine it on a man but it does suit a man and woman but in the end this is a great name. Not too complex, to the point simple and overall just a classic name with nothing wrong.
Kimberly Pines goes by "Kim" from Scott Pilgrim has this name.
Kimberly "Kim" Chiu is a Filipina actress, model, host, singer, dancer, and vlogger of Chinese descent. Chiu garnered acclaim at a young age for her acting performances on television and in cinema. She is known as Philippine showbiz's "Chinita Princess" and was once hailed as the "Princess of Philippine Movies and TV" for three consecutive years. She is currently managed by Star Magic, ABS-CBN's home-based talent agency where she is referred to as the "Queen of the Dance Floor".
Kimball and Kimberly are quite nice. I really like certain short and simple two letter / three letter names, but this one is just bland. Though I think Kim is better suited on a male and Kym for a female.
Reminds me of that pig Kim Jong Un.
Kim Jong Un, Supreme Leader of North Korea is an unfortunate famous bearer.
Very unattractive.
I've never met a boy whose name is Kim, only girls.
Kim Bendix Petersen is King Diamond's real name.
Kim Jong-Un.
Kim Kardashian. Her daughters are North, West, East, South.
Oh, what a boring name!
Kim Stanley (1925-2001) was an American actress. She is known for playing Myra in Seance on a Wet Afternoon, 1964.
Kim is my cousin's name and she thinks that her name is amazing. I like it, too.
Kim Waters is a smooth jazz saxophonist. In this case he is a male.
Kim Lip is the stage name of a member of the K-pop girl group LOONA.
I think this name sounds nice on both a boy and a girl. I just don't like the association with Kim Kardashian.
According to, there are 244 (!) People in the U.S named Kim Kim.
Kim is the most common Korean Surname. Pronounced Gim.
I have the name Kim (short for Kimberley) and I’ve honestly felt very unique with it. It’s right up there with Ted, Bob, Jill, etc. Nothing remarkable sounding about it at all. But I did always like the meaning behind it: “from the wood of the royal fortress.” Makes it sound powerful, therefore, I am powerful. I despise that nowadays it is associated with Kim Kardashian more than anything.
According to, there are 244 people in the U.S. named Kim Kim.
Kim Tae-Hyung and Kim Seokjin :D!
Kim is Welsh and an ancient name meaning noble.
In 2018, 50 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Kim* who is registered female with the Social Security Administration. It is the 313th most common female first name for living U.S. citizens. In 2018, 55 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Kim* who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 1, 083rd most common male first name for living U.S. citizens. *as a first name, not a nickname.
Other than the fact that it rhymes with Tim and Jim, there is not really anything masculine about this name.
Kim Petras is a German pop and a cappella singer-songwriter. She has been the subject of international news interest, having undergone gender transition at an early age. Kim Petras was born Tim Petras on 27 August 1992. Her parents, Lutz and Konni, have said that from the age of two, she began insisting she was a girl. It became apparent this was "not just a phase," and her parents tried to be supportive but made her wear gender neutral clothes in public. Eventually her parents sought professional help but struggled to find people who were knowledgeable on the subject. In time they found Bernd Meyenburg at Frankfurt University who was head of a clinic for children and had studied transsexuality since the 1970s.
Kim Michelle Hollingsworth is an Australian woman who was formerly a stripper, prostitute, student police officer and undercover agent. She was dismissed from the New South Wales Police Academy for failing to disclose her past. Her judicial attempts for reinstatement were ultimately unsuccessful. She now operates a trail riding business.
Kim Feenstra is a Dutch model. She was the winning contestant of Cycle 2 of Holland's Next Top Model in 2007. Feenstra came to prominence as a contestant on cycle two of Holland's Next Top Model. Later in the show she confessed to being partially deaf in both ears due to an accident when she was a child. In the final episode, host Yfke Sturm called her the perfect candidate with potential for both runway and photographic modelling, and that Feenstra had the most potential of all the contestants to make it on either the national or international stage. Her prize was a €50, 000 modeling contract with Max Models, a cover for Glamour magazine, three months of all expenses paid modelling in South Africa for Ice Models, and a Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Feenstra subsequently starred on the cover of Glamour magazine's Summer edition.
Kim Kardashian is an American reality television personality, socialite, actress, businesswoman and model. Kardashian first gained media attention as a friend and stylist of Paris Hilton, but received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former boyfriend Ray J was leaked in 2007. Later that year, she and her family began to appear in the E!'s reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success soon led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York and Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami in addition to various business ventures. Kardashian's personal life soon became subject to widespread media attention.
Kim Wilde (born 1960) is a British singer, best known for her 1981 single "Kids in America". Her name is just Kim - it's not short for anything.
Kim Petras is a German pop and a capella singer-songwriter. She has been the subject of international news interest, having undergone gender transition at an early age.
The name Kim was given to 71 girls born in the US in 2015.
Kim Feenstra is a Dutch model of Indonesian descent. She was the winning contestant of Cycle 2 of Holland's Next Top Model in 2007.
Kim Clijsters, is a Belgian former professional tennis player. Clijsters is a former world No. 1 in both singles and doubles. She won four Grand Slam singles titles: three at the US Open, in 2005, 2009, and 2010 and one at the Australian Open in 2011.
No thanks. I'd rather not think of Kim Kartrashian.
How can this be a boy's name? Well I guess maybe if you're Asian.
This is my name. Not Kimberly. I'm not the hugest fans of Kim, I dislike Kimberly a lot more. Kim is OK.
In my neck of the woods, (the US south) it's typically pronounced Key-um. Try as I might, I can't say it any other way to save my life.
Kim was given to 91 baby girls born in the US in 2012 as a full name.
Never liked this name. For one thing, it's a very common word in Asia and the most common surname in Korea. It always seemed very boring to me. The only good thing is that Kim is very easy to spell and pronounce.
In the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim (and the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), Kim Pine is the name of a supporting character.
Kim Boekbinder is one of the members of the cabaret duo Vermillion Lies.
One of the most boring names in existence, and one I associate with an unpleasant personality.
I'm put off this name as in Turkish, Kim means 'who'. So if you went to Turkey and said your name was Kim they'd burst out laughing.
Another famous Kim was American actress Kim Stanley (1925-2001). As was the case with Kims Hunter and Novak, the name was assumed. (She was born Patricia Beth Reid.)
Famous bearer: Kim Kardashian.
In the 1936 version of the movie Showboat, a baby born on the Mississippi is named Kim after the K in Kentucky, the I in Illinois and the M in Missouri. Curiously, the name Kim first appears on the popularity graph on this site at exactly the same time as this movie's release. [noted -ed]
In the musical Bye Bye Birdie (which takes place in the 1950's and is a parody of Elvis Presley and the changing attitudes of teenagers), the main character is named Kim.
This name was also used in Russia by Soviet parents after the October Revolution. In that case, Kim was not short for Kimberly, it was an acronym of "Kommunistichesky International Molodyozhi", meaning "Youth Communist International".
Don't forget rapper and ex-convict Lil' Kim!
I've never liked this nickname, and I don't like the name Kimberly either. As for now, I associate this name with the ex-wife of that moron, Eminem, and the awesome track Kim & Jessie by M83 hasn't made the name sound any prettier or more sophisticated to me.
Also a feminine name in Slovenia.
Cyne (from which Kim is derived) is Old English meaning Royal.
Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth and Kim Deal of the Pixies are famous bearers.
This name just sounds far too masculine to me, I have never liked this name, I'm sorry.
Kim = the English of an extremely common Korean surname. See the ruler of North Korea has the surname Kim too.
In Dutch Kim is another word for Horizon.
In the movie Edward Scissorhands, Winona Ryder's character is named Kim.
There is a cartoon named "Kim Possible".
Kim is actually a very common surname in Korea.
Kim Johnston is an Australian ballroom dancer.
Actress Kim Basinger is a famous bearer.
Actress Kim Cattrall won a Golden Globe for her performance as Samantha Jones on the TV show "Sex and the City".
This name was made popular by American actress Kim Novak, who starred in movies such as 'Vertigo' and 'Moll Flanders.' Another famous bearer is Kim Carnes, singer of the 1981 hit 'Bette Davis Eyes.'

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