Kimberly

Kimberly - A unique female name



  May 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kimberly appeared on the charts for the first time in 1945 on position #1376. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kimberly and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kimberly? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kimberly. The baby girl name Kimberly was given to 3,276 baby girls in 2012, ranking #88 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 431 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kimberly peaked in popularity 53 years ago in 1966 on position 2.



Famous with this name

Kimberly-Sue Murray
Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Kimberly Bigsby


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Rating: 4/5 (13 people)


Kimberly is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kimberly is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #25 - and is the least popular in Missouri at position #313.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kimberly is where you live.


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Kimberly origin and meaning

Kimberly is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kimberly, pop culture references for the name Kimberly and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kimberly

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kimberly, sorted by popularity.

Kimberley / Kimberlee / Kimber / Kimberli / Kimberlie / Kimberlyn / Kymberly / Kimberely / Kambree / Kimbra /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201288
201167
201070
200967
200857
200754
200658
200563
200461
200364
200263
200161
200059
199951
199854
199749
199641
199537
199432
199339
199235
199134
199031
198928
198825
198721
198618
198519
198422
198315
198214
198113
198011
197912
197813
19778
19767
19757
19746
19734
19724
19714
19703
19694
19683
19672
19662
19654
19646
196311
196216
196122
196026
195933
195839
195742
195673
1955111
1954167
1953208
1952255
1951370
1950388
1949417
1948458
1947541
1946678
19451376

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California25
Texas32
Nevada32
New Mexico45
District of Columbia48
Arizona57
New Jersey78
Maryland90
Georgia93
New York96
North Carolina98
Colorado101
Washington101
Delaware105
Kansas108
Utah109
Illinois110
Arkansas113
Florida119
Virginia122
South Carolina125
Tennessee127
Oregon128
Alabama140
Indiana147
Oklahoma147
Nebraska172
Rhode Island185
Idaho186
Massachusetts195
Louisiana209
Wisconsin216
Minnesota228
Mississippi228
Pennsylvania228
Connecticut248
Iowa253
Michigan267
West Virginia276
Kentucky283
Ohio307
Missouri313

Even more about Kimberly


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kimberly a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kimberly?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1966
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kimberly
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 431
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1945
2012 births +3,276

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