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What does the name "Kimberly" mean?

Kimberly (English): From the meadow of the royal fortress

The name "Kimberly" is of English origin and it means "From the meadow of the royal fortress". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ylrebmik". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Byriklem". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Kimberly" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Kimberly? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 832,360 babies born with the name Kimberly in the United States. That's more than enough Kimberlies to occupy the country of Guyana with an estimated population of 784,894 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1933 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kimberly" was in 1970 with a total of 34,142 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kimberlies)

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kimberly" ranks #4 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 432 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of 32,020 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Kimberly popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kimberly in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kimberly

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is a television personality, socialite, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Kim was born in 1980 as Kimberly Noel Kardashian in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel is an actress, model, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Alexis was born in 1981 as Kimberly Alexis Bledel in Houston, Texas, United States.


Lil' Kim

Lil' Kim is a rapper, songwriter, actress, philanthropist, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Lil' was born in 1975 as Kimberly Denise Jones in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Kim Richards

Kim Richards is an actress and television personality with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1970 to 1990. Kim was born in 1964 as Kimberly Richards in Mineola, New York, U.S.


Kim Dickens

Kim Dickens is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Kim was born in 1965 as Kimberly Jan Dickens in Huntsville, Alabama. U.S.


Kim Raver

Kim Raver is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1975 to present. Kim was born in 1969 as Kimberly Jayne Raver in New York City, New York, U.S.


Past life for Kimberly born Jul 30, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.