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What does Kimble mean?

Kimble Pronunciation of Kimble [kim-ble] as a boys' name is of Celtic derivation, and the meaning of the name Kimble is "war leader". Kimble is a version of Kimball (Celtic): form of a medieval given name.

Associated with: war, leader.


Kimble has 3 variants: Kimbal, Kimbel and Kimbell.

Creative forms:
(male) Kible, Kieble, ..

(female) Kimpie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kimble Cain (K.C.), ..

How popular is Kimble?

Kimble is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#1929 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Kimble was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #1822 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kimble name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kimble outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other prominent related form of Kimble ranked in the Top 2000 is Kimball. Other variants, like Kimbell, are seldom used. These forms of Kimble reached the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (average #1626).

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Able, Bille, Birtle, Cable, Emile, Fidele, Gable, Gamble, Jamile, Kaile, Kale, Kamal, Kamil, Karle, Kayle, Kelbie, Kelle, Kendle, Kerbie, Kibo, Kile, Kiley, Kim, Kimberley, Kimberly, Kimbo, Kimo, Kinslea, Kinslee, Kinsley, Kinslie, Kinsly, Kirbey (see Kirby), Kirbie, Kirby, Kiril, Kirill, Kirklea, Kirklee (see Kirkley), Kirkley, Kirklie (see Kirkley), Kirkly (see Kirkley), Kirone, Kobe, Kobie, Kyle, Lisle, Nile, Noble, Sable, Temple, Trumble, Virle and Vitale. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kimble.

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