Mimi: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Most often a diminutive of the names Mary and Miriam, meaning "bitter." But there will be no bitterness around your little Mimi, unless you count the feelings about how your post-baby bod will never be the same.


Mimi is a nickname, so it's really hard to shorten.

Famous people named Mimi:

Film director Mimi Leder; costume designer Mimi O'Donnell; folk singer Mimi Baez Farina; actress Mimi Rogers; environmentalist Mimi MacPherson.

Fun fact:

In Indigenous Australian folklore, "mimis" were said to be little fairy-like creatures who taught the Aboriginal tribes how to hunt.

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