Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: From The Woods
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Kimberly Boy)

In 2017 the name Kimberly...

• was given to 1,823 baby girls
• was the 164th most popular name for baby girls
• was 64% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, New Mexico, and Texas
• was least popular in West Virginia, Hawaii, and Wyoming
• was about as popular as Jocelyn and Esther
Babies Named Kimberly Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Kimberly...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1967
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 37% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 60% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Sonya, Kimberely, Gina, Hans, Troy, Andra
• has the most opposite popularity history to Addie, Miriam, Clare, Harris, Junior, Omer
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Kimberly Per State
View Geographic History for Kimberly

Geographically the name Kimberly...

• 59% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Melissa, Miranda, Jennifer, Israel, Diego, Iker
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Amelia, Piper, Ella, Owen, Landon, Jackson
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Kimberly by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Kimberly are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Kimberly will be the only kid named Kimberly in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Kimberly compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Kimberly rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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