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Kimberly meaning and name origin

Kimberly \k(i)-mber-ly, kimb(e)-rly\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kimberly), is pronounced KIM-ber-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kimberly is "Cyneburg's field". Place name and surname: Cyneburg was an Old English personal name meaning "royal forest". Masculine use of the name can be traced back to the Boer War, when English soldiers were fighting in the South African town of Kimberley. Judge Kimba Wood.

Kimberly has 22 variant forms: Kim, Kimba, Kimber, Kimberlee, Kimberleigh, Kimberley, Kimberli, Kimberlie, Kimberlin, Kimberlyn, Kimblyn, Kimm, Kimmie, Kimmy, Kym, Kymberlee, Kymberleigh, Kymberley, Kymberlie, Kymberly, Kymbra and Kymbrely.

For more information, see also the related name Amberly.

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Popularity of Kimberly

Kimberly is a very popular first name for females (#24 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#14276 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Kimberly name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Kimberly with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Kimberly name in U.S.
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