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The name Jimmy is a diminutive form of James.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jimmy 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 Jimmy
Use of the Name Jimmy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
276,314 141,152 39,295 11,828 5,701 2,246 1,123
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jimmy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jimmy first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1883, which is the first 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 Jimmy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18837657  
18848177  
1885    
1886    
1887    
1888    
1889    
189061911  
189153912  
18927719  
18937349  
189452815  
189558913  
189657014  
189770510  
189851517  
189953114  
190032843  
190145818  
190251518  
190338726  
190439828  
190544125  
190631843  
190742929  
190841733  
190937840  
191036051  
191143345  
191243381  
191344693  
1914477103  
1915477135  
1916430174  
1917426178  
1918415200  
1919373240  
1920321327  
1921297362  
1922290380  
1923268438  
1924250533  
1925198711  
1926166882  
1927158995  
19281381,234  
19291171,474  
19301021,799  
1931892,122  
1932752,46897653
1933652,926  
1934563,693  
1935474,166  
1936464,212  
1937454,509  
1938454,730  
1939434,750  
1940444,994  
1941455,321  
1942475,948  
1943426,412  
1944406,324  
1945416,128  
1946427,134  
1947447,810  
1948506,906  
1949536,382  
1950555,758  
1951625,658  
1952725,296  
1953725,303  
1954745,336  
1955785,008  
1956785,335  
1957775,659  
1958735,599  
1959695,831  
1960695,813  
1961715,730  
1962755,512  
1963785,045  
1964784,913  
1965814,519  
1966764,235  
1967744,027  
1968773,806  
1969793,761  
1970863,652  
1971933,307  
1972972,929  
1973952,730  
1974992,561  
19751102,358  
19761012,500  
1977982,633  
19781182,164  
19791232,230  
19801252,203  
19811292,091  
19821322,087  
19831262,081  
19841342,069  
19851491,865  
19861501,818  
19871551,806  
19881611,727  
19891741,745  
19901711,788  
19911851,727  
19922001,557  
19931991,531  
19942101,372  
19952181,356  
19962231,360  
19972441,229  
19982651,088  
19992721,094  
20002721,185  
20012771,102  
20022671,168  
20032761,123  
20042801,123  
Totals:  276,314 53

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jimmy as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Jimmy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 117 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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