Jimmy: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jimmy

A diminutive of James, meaning "supplanter," which means a replacement. Your little Jimmy will be a supplanter, all right: he'll supplant your free time, your expendable income, your ability to simply leave the house in a moment's notice ...

Nicknames:

Jim.

Famous people named Jimmy:

Comedians/TV personalities Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel; former U.S. President Jimmy Carter; singers Jimmy Buffett and Jimmy Durante; musician Jimmy Page.

Fun fact:

"Jimmies" are another word for the sugary, colored sprinkles found on ice cream and cupcakes. How sweet.

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