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What does Kimbal mean?

Kimbal Pronunciation of Kimbal [kim-bal] as a name for boys is of Celtic derivation, and the name Kimbal means "war leader". Kimbal is a version of Kimball (Celtic): transcription of a medieval given name.

Associated with: war, leader.


Kimbal has 3 variants: Kimbel, Kimbell and Kimble.

Creative forms:
(male) Kimley, Kimmal, ..

(female) Kimkel, Kimra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kimbal Jacob (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kimbal?

Kimbal is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#103193 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kimble and Kimball are the prominent related forms of Kimbal (not ranked). Other variants, like Kimbel, are seldom used. These relations of Kimbal were popular as birth names in the 1960s. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kimball, Kimble in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kimbal and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Akmal, Amal, Anibal, Aqmal, Bidal, Bilal, Fidal, Fingal, Gamal, Gemal, Hamal, Hilal, Ismaal, Ismal, Jamaal, Jamal, Jammal, Jemaal, Jemal, Jimal, Jomal, Jubal, Kamal, Kameel, Kamil, Kemuel, Kendal, Kian, Kibo, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran, Kilean, Kilian, Kim, Kimberly, Kimbo, Kimo, Kiran, Kirbey (see Kirby), Kirbie, Kirby, Kiril, Kirill, Kirwan, Kumar, Lindal, Mical, Michal, Migdal, Mikal, Mishal, Nial, Simba, Tobal, Vidal, Vital and Ysmal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kimbal.

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