|Gender||👩🧑 Boy And Girl|
|Pronunciation||📣 \k(i)-mber-ly, kimb(e)-rly\|
|Number in U.S||👶 843,000|
|Rate in 2021||433|
|Name origin||🌍 English|
Meaning and originality:
Kimberly is another example of the names that refer to a place. There are several places with this name including: Kimberley in Nottinghamshire, the town of Kimberley in Norfolk, and Kimberley located in Warwickshire. Each of these places differing etymologies. It is believed that Kimberley in Nottinghamshire meant “royal and famous”; Kimberley in Norfolk meant “royal-fortress meadow” and Kimberley in meant “royal and brave”. As we can see, the common theme is being royal.
Another completely separate town that ultimately led to the use of Kimberley as a unisex name was a place called Kimberley in South Africa. In 1886, diamonds were found in this town which created a diamond-rush in the world. IN the beginning, Kimberley gained a lot of success as unisex name in English-speaking countries but as the time went on, it became a female named which is mostly used in the U.S.
Here are some famous people named Kimberley:
Kim Basinger (actress)
Kimberly J. Brown (actress)
Kimberly Dozier (journalist)
What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name her Kimberley?
You love changing and trying different adventures. You are able to make reasonable and practical decisions in hard situations. Multitasking comes very easy to you.
You love adventure. In order to be happy, you must be free. Activities like travelling, meeting new people, and experiencing new things adds value to your life. You are very familiar with change. In fact, you are very receptive of change. You have a sharp mind which is why you are curious about many things. You have difficulties with commitment. You prefer to move from one project to the next all the time.
You are very knowledgeable and you depend on your gut feeling when it comes to making decisions. You are a force to be reckoned with. You possess great concentration and memory. You can be edgy at times, try to avoid these situations. You are a great writer.
How do people react to you?
People will perceive you as someone who is impressive, beautiful, and noble. You have a lot of the same qualities that celebrities possess. People praise your confidence. At the same time, there are other people who are jealous of you. You prefer to work on large scale project and not have to deal with people on a one-on-one situation.
People generally think that this name is refined, wholesome, and formal.
Lucky colors: Light gray, light shades of nearly any other color
Lucky day(s): Tuesday
Kimberly debuted in the U.S charts in 1946. We do not know what fueled this sudden pump but in the next ten years Kimberley continued its quest toward the 100 most popular female names. Nowadays, Kimberly has been among the top 100 for more than half a century. The height of popularity for Kimberly’s came in the 1960s and 1970s. In 1966 and 1947 she ranked as the second most popular female names in the U.S. Lisa was the name that defeated Kimberley in those years. Kimberly is not as popular as it was in those years but it is still a very popular and frequent name. Kimberly has some cute pet forms such as Kim that add to its popularity. In additions, popular celebrities such Kim Kardashian add the appeal of this name.