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The name Kimberly is of English origin, and is derived from the name of a city in South Africa.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kimberly has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kimberly
Use of the Name Kimberly for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
786,638 780,152 248,637 56,677 24,445 9,581 4,782
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kimberly has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kimberly first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1946, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kimberly
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1946700133  
1947526253  
1948451314  
1949413364  
1950383444  
195136548870995
195225396773193
19532101,425641123
19541662,098610146
19551103,863551179
1956736,732602159
1957429,446614156
19583910,706652139
19593312,781730110
19602616,86278296
19612217,334726112
19621620,35584879
19631121,23280688
1964624,12376899
1965428,828677120
1966232,208694114
1967233,090685118
1968331,900715111
1969433,056723116
1970334,108771115
1971430,670800101
1972426,28584291
1973423,52081295
1974622,41182895
1975720,26090882
1976718,964  
1977818,28495780
19781316,862  
19791217,635  
19801118,48799882
19811316,681  
19821416,087  
19831515,364  
19842214,435  
19851914,908  
19861814,405  
19872113,028  
19882511,937  
19892811,044  
19903110,186  
1991349,799  
1992358,894  
1993397,960  
1994328,745  
1995377,737  
1996417,172  
1997496,173  
1998545,710  
1999515,440  
2000585,232  
2001614,866  
2002634,766  
2003644,799  
2004614,782  
Totals:  786,638 2,994

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kimberly as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kimberly appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 59 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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