Name: Mimi

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mimi

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, maybe bitter
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Pet form of Maria
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MEE mee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mimi

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  • Used in:
    English and Italian speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Italian pet form of Maria, originally a nursery name.

    The heroine of Puccini's opera "La BohŤme" (1896) announces "They call me Mimi", and since that time the name has occasionally been used in the English-speaking world, and remains as a nickname for Mary and variations like Maria and Miriam.

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