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What does Kimbo mean?

Kimbo Pronunciation of Kimbo [kim-bo] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Kimbo means "Cyneburg's meadow". Kimbo is an alternate spelling of Kimberly (Old English).

Associated with: old english, meadow.


1 related form via Kimberly: Kim.

Creative forms:
(male) Kimbor, Kirbo, ..

(female) Kimma, Kimmea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kimbo Henrik (K.H.), ..

How popular is Kimbo?

Kimbo is an uncommon given name for males. Kimbo is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Kimbo (not ranked) are Kimberly and Kim. Adoption of these forms of Kimbo was at its apex 7 decades ago (usage of 0.11%), but now, the version Kim has become somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Kimbo is alike in pronunciation to Quimby. Other suggested similar names are Jimbo, Kibo, Kimbal, Kimbel, Kimble, Kimo and Kirby. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kimbo.

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