English surname
"Cyneburga's meadow"

Kimberly Origin and Meaning

The name Kimberly is a girl's name of English origin meaning "Cyneburga's meadow".

Though Kimberly -- a South African diamond town name -- hasn't been stylish for decades, it was in the Top 5 throughout the sixties and seventies and long ranked among the top girls' names starting with K. Names with the -ly or -ley ending continue to be trendy, though, with Ashley falling while new choices such as Hadley and Kinsley are rising.

# 222 in the US

Kimberly Rank in US Top 1000

# 1038 on Nameberry

Kimberly Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kimberly Popularity

Famous People Named Kimberly

  • Kimberly Denise Jones aka Lil KimAmerican rapper
  • Kimberly "Kim" RichardsAmerican actress and reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Beverly Hills")
  • Kimberly Jacksondaughter of actress Kim Richards
  • Kimberly Alana StewartAmerican actress/model
  • Kimberly Marie PerryAmerican lead singer of The Band Perry
  • Kimberly Noel "Kim" KardashianAmerican reality TV personality
  • Kimberly "Kimmy" KopkeAmerican dancer and reality TV personality ("Dance Moms: Miami")
  • Kimberly Dawn Cobainsister of musician Kurt Cobain
  • Kimberly Payne WilliamsPaisley, American actress, wife of musician Brad Paisley
  • Kimberly PoMesserli, American tennis player
  • Kimberly Elise (Trammel) American actress
  • Kimberly Kaye WyattAmerican singer and member of The Pussycat Dolls
  • Kimberly Anne McCulloughAmerican actress
  • Kimberly Ane PeirceAmerican film director
  • Kimberly Claire "Kimmie" MeissnerAmerican figure skater
  • Kimberly BrooksAmerican voice actress
  • Kimberly MatulaAmerican actress
  • Kimberly Ann GuilfoyleAmerican TV journalist
  • Kimberly "Alexis" BledelAmerican actress
  • Kimberly Violette Pettyaka AnnaKim Violette, daughter of musician Tom Petty

Kimberly in Pop Culture

  • Kimberly "Kim" Andrewscharacter on soap "One Life to Live"
  • Kimberly Ann "Kim" Possibletitle character on animated series "Kim Possible"
  • Kimberly Drummondcharacter on TV's "Diff'rent Strokes"
  • Kimberly Hartthe Pink Power Ranger on TV's ''Mighty Morphin Power Rangers''
  • Kimberly "Kim" Parkercharacter on TV series "Moesha"
  • Kimberly "Kim" Pinecharacter in Scott Pilgrim series
  • Kimberly Shawcharacter on TV's "Melrose Place"
  • Kimberly Hydecharacter on Australian soap "Home and Away"
  • Kimberly "Ki" Swancharacter from YouTube series "Video Game High School"
  • Kimberly "Kimmy" Louise Gibblercharacter on TV series "Full House"
  • Kimberly "Kim" Bauercharacter on TV series "24"
  • Kimberly Couger "Kimmy" Schmidtmain character of Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
  • Kimberly "Kim" Jenningscharacter in the novel "Spooked" by Elise Noble
  • Kimberly “Kim” Kellycharacter on TV series “Freaks and Geeks”
  • Kimberly Toomscharacter on TV series "Into the Dark"