What does Kimball mean?
Kimball /kim-ball/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced KIM-bul. It is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Kimball is "war leader". Variant of a medieval given name.
Affiliated boy name: Kim.Kreatif forms: Kirball, Kitball. [more]
How popular is Kimball?
Kimball is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1421 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Kimball and related names. Kim is the only prominent related form of Kimball (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.846%) and is now much lower, with Kim becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)