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Kimberly - Meaning of Kimberly

What does Kimberly mean?

Meaning of the name KimberlyKimberleyKim

[ 3 syll. kim-ber-ly, ki-mbe-rly ] The baby boy name Kimberly is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as KIHMBer-Liy- †. Kimberly is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. Kimberly is a variant of the name Kimberley (English).

Kimberly is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1955 with 0.009% of baby boys being given the name Kimberly. It ranked at #551 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. Among all boy names in its group, Kimberly was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2016. In the past century Kimberly has mostly been a girl name. In 1980, the name Kimberly was given to 236 times as many girls than boys.

A baby name that sounds like Kimberly is the name Kimberley (English).

† Pronunciation for Kimberly: 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)"


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