Jimena name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Spanish
Pronunciation: hee-MAY-nah
Meaning: El Cid
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What does Jimena mean?

Jimena means El Cid is originated from Hebrew and a unisex name is used largely in Spanish. Jimena is variation of biblical and well-liked Simone. Simone is form of widely accepted, biblical and eternal Simona.

Simone is form of Simon in Italian language. Also Simone is Italian form of Simon. Of Hebrew origin, Widely Accepted Simone, meaning of Simone is "She who Hears God has Heard and Listening Intently".

Jimena is feminine version of Jimeno. Jimeno is variant form of celebrated and biblical Simon. Jimeno is resulted from Simeón.

How do I pronounce Jimena?

hee-MAY-nah is the most common way to pronounce one syllabled Jimena with emphasis on second MAY syllable. hee-men-ah or j(i)-me-na are another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Jimena

Jimenna, Simone, Shimon, Simona, Simon, Cimone, Ximena, Sima, Simonetta, Haimona, Jimeno, Siemen, Sigmundr, Ximenna

Names that rhyme with Jimena

How popular is the name Jimena?

Jimena was a popular name in United States. Over 12765 babies have been named Jimena since 1966. At the peak of its usage in 2005, 827 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 387th position.

However after 41 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 500 baby names 14 times Also, a popular name in Spain having over 14926 recievers in 15 years of usage.

At the peak of its usage in 2018, it ranked 27th when 1420 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 50 baby names 10 times

Jimena is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it is still in use.

In France, it is relatively new, first appeared in 2003. But Jimena is a popular baby name in Chile where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Bolivia, Argentina and Mexico.

As per our estimate, over 60000 people has been named Jimena globally.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Jimena in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Jimena

What truly matters is love, friends, family and inner peace and joy. The rest is temporary. You are truthful and prefer the cold truth over warm lies. You like to go back to your past and fix your mistakes in your head. Be careful not to drain yourself. You are courageous but stubborn when convinced you are doing things the right way. Staying true to yourself and realizing your promises is what gives you credibility.

Do you like Jimena? Other names you would love

  •  Fernán - Mainly used in Spanish, Fernán means "Peace or Bold"
  •  Saúl - Meaning of Saúl is The Asked For or The Prayed For is used principally in Spanish has its origin in Hebrew is bestowed upon boys
  •  Dulcinea - Unwonted Dulcinea has its origin in Latin, Dulcinea means "Sweet" used notably in Spanish is a baby girl name
  •  Jorje - Jorje's meaning is Earthworker, Earth Worker and Worker of the Earth used for boys has its origin in Old Greek is mainly used in Spanish. Jorje is resultant of George.
  •  Jacquita - Celebrated and Enduring Jacquita came from Spanish and Hebrew is a girl name is used notably in Spanish. Jacquita is Spanish form of Jacqueline

Middle names for Jimena

We've compiled a list of the all the rage and widely-accepted middle names for Jimena below.

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Famous people named Jimena

  • Jimena Romero, professional scriptwriter
  • Jimena, Mexican pop singer, TV host, and actress
  • Jimena Elías, Miss Peru Universo 2007
  • Jimena Lago in Fucking Amateurs 3 as Actress
  • Jimena Azula in The Interpreter as Art Department
  • Jimena Anganuzzi in Agua as Actress
  • Jimena Sánchez in Genesis as Actress
  • Jimena Barón in El faro as Actress
  • Jimena Hoyos in The Devil Wears Prada as Actress
  • In 2016, Jimena Lindo played the role of Fernanda in comedy, musical movie Locos de Amor.
  • Jimena Krouco, from 2004 crime and horror movie Habitaciones para turistas, who played Elena.


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadística, https://www.ine.es/dyngs/INEbase/en/operacion.htm?c=Estadistica_C&cid=1254736177009&menu=resultados&idp=1254734710990#_tabs-1254736195498
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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