♀ Name Kimberley – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Kimberley

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Kimberley is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Kimberley

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

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