Kimber

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kimber

"Kimber" is a name of American origin, and it means "Short form of Kimberley". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From the name of a 7th century English female saint Kyneburga or Cyneburh, Old English cyne (“royal”) + burh (“fortress”).

  1. A matronymic surname​.
  2. A female given name of modern usage, transferred back from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Kimber

Kimber was born on April 2nd, 1988 in Miami.

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Kimber was born on June 27th, 1990 in Seattle. Kimber is also known as Frankele and Kimberly Ann; Princess KimberLee.

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Kimber Henry is a soap character.

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Kimber was born on September 2nd, 1980.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kimber

Josh Martinez is an alternative hip hop and underground hip hop rapping and singing. Josh was given the name Matthew Edward Kimber on August 6th, 1977. Josh is also known as Kimber and Matthew Edward.

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Jarrod was born on January 7th, 1980 in Australia. Jarrod is also known as Jrod.

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Cecil Kimber was an engineer. Cecil was born on April 12th, 1888. He breathed his last breath on February 4th, 1945.

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Charlie was born in 1957.

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Boise was born on February 9th, 1959.

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Sam Kimber was a baseball player. Sam was born on October 29th, 1852 in Philadelphia. Sam is also known as Kimber and Samuel Jackson. He passed away on November 7th, 1925.

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How popular is the baby name Kimber in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1916 5 0 5
1918 6 0 6
1919 6 0 6
1921 9 0 9
1923 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1941 5 0 5
1943 9 0 9
1946 5 0 5
1947 7 0 7
1948 8 0 8
1949 8 0 8
1950 11 0 11
1951 14 6 8
1952 28 16 12
1953 30 17 13
1954 38 21 17
1955 45 29 16
1956 62 52 10
1957 70 59 11
1958 72 58 14
1959 83 74 9
1960 84 75 9
1961 84 76 8
1962 89 79 10
1963 87 73 14
1964 109 98 11
1965 97 85 12
1966 68 63 5
1967 67 67 0
1968 76 70 6
1969 66 66 0
1970 63 63 0
1971 64 58 6
1972 72 67 5
1973 47 47 0
1974 47 41 6
1975 38 31 7
1976 48 43 5
1977 38 38 0
1978 50 50 0
1979 39 39 0
1980 48 48 0
1981 47 47 0
1982 46 46 0
1983 56 56 0
1984 64 64 0
1985 79 79 0
1986 88 88 0
1987 142 142 0
1988 239 239 0
1989 180 180 0
1990 188 188 0
1991 166 166 0
1992 135 135 0
1993 123 123 0
1994 152 152 0
1995 106 106 0
1996 80 80 0
1997 80 80 0
1998 66 66 0
1999 67 67 0
2000 45 45 0
2001 61 61 0
2002 57 57 0
2003 49 49 0
2004 77 77 0
2005 102 102 0
2006 159 159 0
2007 195 195 0
2008 185 185 0
2009 243 243 0
2010 263 263 0
2011 261 261 0
2012 344 344 0
2013 435 429 6
2014 462 452 10
2015 461 450 11
2016 522 514 8

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Popularity of Kimber as a first name

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Popularity of Kimber as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kimber U.S.
  White 68.55% 64.26%
  African American 25.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kimber

People with the last name Kimber are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kimber

  • How Popular is the name Kimber? Kimber is the 2,827th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kimber was the 8,581st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kimber have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,942 babies born with the first name Kimber in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kimber to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kimber? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kimber first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kimber is Thursday, July 14th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Kimber born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kimber was in 2016 with a total of 514 babies.
  • Random Kimber Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kimber ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 9 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Kimber: Your name in reverse order is Rebmik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bimrek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kimber? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,838 people with the last name Kimber.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kimber? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Kimber as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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