US Popularity:12226
Other Origin(s):French, British
Meaning:Sea of bitterness; Wonderful, lovliness
Mimi is a feminine name of Hebrew, French, and English origins that is rich with meaning. Typically used as a nickname, it has grown into a standalone name in its own right. Coming from the name Miriam or Marilyn, it translates to “sea of bitterness,” which is sure to help baby find sweetness in even the sourest situations. Mimi is also a nickname for the Latin name Mira, which means “wonderful”—a word that’ll fit your bundle of joy with ease. If it comes from the name Naomi, Mimi translates to “loveliness.” Remind baby that their beauty radiates from the inside out with a cute, meaningful name like Mimi.

Mimi Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mimi is currently #739 on The Bump
Girl:Mimi is currently #541 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mimi is currently #12226 in U.S. births
Girl:Mimi is currently #7116 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1995
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