Name Kimberley Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kimberley


Kimberley is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Kimberley?

The given name Kimberley derived from the name of the South African city Kimberley, that was named after the English Lord Kimberley (1826-1902). Besides, Kimberley is a feminine variant transcription of the masculine name Kimball.

What does the name Kimberley mean?

The name Kimberley is a combination of the name Cyneburg and the Old English word “leah”. Cyneburg means “royal fortress” (from Old English “cyne” = royal + “burg” = fortress) and “leah” means “woodland” or “clearing”. Thus, Kimberley means “of the woodland clearing of the royal fortress.” Deriving from Kimball, Kimberly means “bold king” or “warrior chief”.

Pronunciation of Kimberley

Variants of the name Kimberley


Popularity of the name Kimberley

The name Kimberley is ranked #6904 overall.

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