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Gender: Male Meaning of Kimball: "warrior chief" Origin of Kimball: Welsh

The name Kimball is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "warrior chief". Kimball and is often added to lists like Cool Boys’ Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover 10 times".

From the experts:

Now that Kimberly is no longer one of the top girl names, Kim or long form Kimball feel more gender neutral.

Find other names based on Kimball using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Kimball

Kimball Allen, American actor and playwright
Leonard Kimball Firestone, American businessman, ambassador, and philanthropist

Pop Culture References for the name Kimball

Kimball "Kim" O'Hara, hero of Rudyard Kipling's "Kim" (1901)
Kimball Cho, a character in "The Mentalist"

Kimble, Kimbal, Kimbel, Kimbell, Kim


RoddyThlayli Says:


I like Kendall or Kindall better.