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What does Kimberlin mean?

Kimberlin Pronunciation of Kimberlin [kim-ber-lin] as a name for girls is of Old English derivation, and Kimberlin means "Cyneburg's field". Kimberlin is an alternate spelling of Kimberly (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Kimberlin has 11 variants: Kimberlee, Kimberleigh, Kimberley, Kimberli, Kimberlie, Kimberlyn, Kymberlee, Kymberleigh, Kymberley, Kymberlie and Kymberly.

2 more different relations via Kimberly: Kimber and Kimblyn.

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Middle name pairings:
Kimberlin Khadija (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kimberlin?

Kimberlin is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#12231 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Kimberlin (not ranked) are Kimberly (#107 last year), Kimber (#630), Kymberly, Kimberlyn, Kimberli, Kimberlee, Kimberley and Kimberlie. Other forms, like Kymberlie, are uncommon. These relations of Kimberlin reached the height of their popularity 5 decades ago (median #1144) and have become much less widespread since (#1592, 92.2%). Kimberly is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Kimber appears to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Kimberlee are now less popular. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kimber, Kimberlee, Kimberley, Kimberli, Kimberlie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kimberly, Kimberlyn, Kymberly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kimberley, Kimberly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aibhilin, Aibhlin, Almerin (see Almarine), Amberli, Amberlie, Eibhilin, Eibhlin, Kaelin, Kambria, Kamelia, Kameren, Kamerin, Kameron, Kammeron, Kamrin, Karlin, Katelin, Katherin, Kayelin, Keelin, Kerin, Kerrin, Kierstin, Kikelia and Pamelin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kimberlin.

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