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The name Jim is a diminutive form of James.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jim has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jim
Use of the Name Jim for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
151,075 61,137 3,914 445 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jim has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jim last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1997, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jim
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188049345  
188147323  
188245396  
188352322  
188455346  
188547370  
188649389  
188750339  
188856362  
188958328  
189062336  
189163288  
189264334  
189374255  
189470288  
189571279  
189671281  
189775252  
189877269  
189971261  
190068399  
190181239  
190277300  
190384257  
190484266  
190595236  
190690261  
190790281  
1908117220  
1909105258  
1910100331  
1911134245  
1912149401  
1913155473  
1914174515  
1915169669  
1916177683  
1917162776  
1918165829  
1919157849  
1920168834  
1921168874  
1922168884  
1923167874  
1924160985  
19251471,128  
19261441,160  
19271361,288  
19281371,239  
19291311,290  
19301241,464  
19311161,516  
19321041,758  
1933981,882  
1934902,208  
1935902,238  
1936852,268  
1937822,349  
1938812,501  
1939752,634  
1940782,714  
1941802,837  
1942743,522  
1943753,664  
1944693,729  
1945683,618  
1946734,334  
1947774,624  
1948863,795  
19491072,722  
19501391,926  
19511641,584  
19521721,527  
19531741,527  
19541741,590  
19551661,705  
19561482,191  
19571063,535  
1958874,911  
1959705,674  
1960755,547  
1961785,341  
1962854,708  
1963924,233  
19641013,648  
19651162,771  
19661362,196  
19671511,805  
19681771,503  
19691901,432  
19702041,257  
1971244935  
1972274707  
1973302586  
1974324543  
1975372441  
1976374418  
1977391408  
1978409360  
1979413368  
1980487300  
1981466318  
1982477314  
1983506276  
1984540255  
1985607208  
1986596222  
1987583240  
1988644215  
1989713192  
1990689217  
1991755182  
1992741194  
1993821166  
1994808170  
1995861158  
1996874157  
1997994130  
Totals:  151,075 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jim as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Jim appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 118 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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