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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Jimmy
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Jimmy in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Jimmy:
Records indicate that 283,095 boys in the United States have been named Jimmy since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1947, when 7,821 people in the U.S. were given the name Jimmy. Those people are now 73 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Jimmy
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2 Positive Comments
"such a cute name :D ! i also know a james who gets called jimmy.. why not get called jamey ? i like it either way :)" Oct. 10, 2011:
"My name is Jimmy and it is awesome! The only thing is I always have to tell teachers, bosses, etc to call me that instead of James, which appears on all legal papers. Also, people in their 30s always ask me if I spell it like Jimi Hendrix" Sep. 4, 2008:
3 Neutral Comments
"Jimmy was my born name, named after my dad born in 1945, I told everyone Jim from College on. Now Jimmy seems cool again and I own it at 58. Jimmy?s are cool dudes👍🏻" Apr. 20, 2020:
"This name is cute. But If i am to have a daughter im naming her Hendrix Soleil, after my favorite Jimi ;)" May. 23, 2010:
"Scottish version of James
In Glasgow, when talking to an unknown man he would be given the name "Jimmy"...as in "Hoi Jimmy yi goat thi time?"
meaning "Excuse me sir, can you please tell me the time?"
or "See you Jimmy?" meaning "You have upset me and I am about to correct you!"" Aug. 30, 2005:
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