Name Kimberly

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kimberly

The first name Kimberly is ♀ female and ♂ male. Kimberly thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names

Origin of Kimberly

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

Meaning of Kimberly

The name Kimberly 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, Kimberly means “of the clearing of the royal fortress”. Deriving from Kimball, Kimberly means “bold king” or “warrior chief”.

Pronunciation of Kimberly

Variants of the name Kimberly

Kimberley

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Name Statistic: Kimberly is ranked #6288 overall ↓↓ -213

  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2231 ↓↓ -134
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2485 ↑↑ 746
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3258 ↓↓ -272
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 3637 ↓↓ -128
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3876 ↓↓ -541
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 4279 ↑↑ 549
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4737 ↓↓ -366
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 5202 ↑↑ 101
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5491 ↓↓ -191
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5678 ↓ -29
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 5821 ↓↓ -193
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5978 ↓↓ -574
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6033 ↓↓ -468
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6220 ↓↓ -175
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 6509 ↓↓ -719
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 7650 ↓↓ -190
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7737 ↑↑ 378
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 7787 ↓↓ -783
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 10357 ↓↓ -588

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Name Kimberly

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