Mimi is a name that's changed quite a bit over time. Starting as a cute pet name for a child, it's become a name that's become associated with many different women. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Mimi:

Latin, Greek, and Egyptian: Rebellious

Origin of the name Mimi:

Mimi is a name of Latin origin that likely came to the language through first Egyptian and Greek and means “rebellious”.

Symbolism of the name Mimi:

Mimi is a name that tends to symbolize the joy that comes from a child who is hoped to be lively and spontaneous.

Style of the name Mimi:


Gender of the name Mimi:

Mimi is almost exclusively given as a name to baby girls.

Pronunciation of the name Mimi:


Number of syllables in the name Mimi:


Emotion evoked from the name Mimi:

Mimi tends to evoke emotions of delight and whimsy.

Alternative spellings for the name Mimi:

  • Meme
  • Mime
  • Memi

Nicknames for the name Mimi:

  • Me
  • Meems

Popularity of the name Mimi:

According to the Social Security Administration, Mimi last ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States in 1967 as the 913th most popular baby girls' name. It peaked in popularity in 1956 as the 797th most popular girls' name.

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Famous people with the name Mimi:

  • Mimi Gross (American artist)
  • Mimi Fox (American guitarist)
  • Mimi Freedman (American filmmaker)
  • Mimi Rogers(American actress)

Mimis in popular culture:

  • Mimi Bobeck (character from The Drew Carey Show)
  • Mimi Kanassis (character from The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
  • Mimi Marquez (character from Rent)
  • Mimi Labonq (character from ‘Allo, ‘Allo!)