[ 3 syll. kim-ber-ley, ki-mberl-ey ] The baby boy name Kimberley is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as KIHMB-erLiy- †. Kimberley is an English name of Old English origin. The name is of the meaning Cyneburga's wood; Cyneburga's land. It is derived from the element 'leah' meaning wood, clearing, meadow. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name. See Kimberley for more information.
The name Kimberly (English) is a variant of Kimberley.
Kim (English short form) is another variant of Kimberley.
Kimberley is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. Kimberley has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
A baby name that sounds like Kimberley is the name Kimberly (English).
† Pronunciation for Kimberley: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"