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The baby name Kimber has a certain cool and trendy vibe to it. It is one of those names that was once a nickname that is now becoming a popular option. Kimber itself, for instance, is a top 700 name.

Meaning of the name Kimber:

American: a short form of Kimberly
English: “from the meadow of the royal fortress”)

Origin of the name Kimber:

Kimber began as a shortened form of the baby name Kimberly. It originally was only a nickname, until it became a popular standalone in the late twentieth century. Kimberly itself, however, began as a place name in South Africa after Lord Kimberly from England.

Symbolism of the name Kimber:

The baby name Kimber likely only relates to the American meaning that it is a shortened version of Kimberly. If considering the same meaning as Kimberly, however, it means “from the meadow of the royal fortress” because the town name was named for Lord Kimberly.

Style of the name Kimber:

Modern

Gender of the name Kimber:

Kimber is a strong name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Kimber:

KIM-ber

Number of syllables in the name Kimber:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Kimber:

Kimber sounds cool, trendy, and modern. It is strong and almost tomboyish.

Alternative spellings for the name Kimber:

  • Kymber

Nicknames for the name Kimber:

  • Kim
  • Kimmie
  • Kimmy
  • Kimi
  • Kimbee
  • Kimbie
  • Kimby

Popularity of the name Kimber:

Kimber was a top 1,000 name from 1988 to 1990. It did not come back to the list until 2010 at rank 970. As of 2020, the name is a top 700 option at rank 682. The longer form, Kimberly, is much more popular at rank 185.

Related names for the name Kimber:

Great middle names for Kimber and their meanings:

  • Avrie (elf counsel)
  • Lindsey (Lincoln's marsh, island of linden trees)
  • Maralynn (wished-for child)
  • Lilian (lily, purity)
  • Alice (noble, exalted)
  • Annie (grace)
  • Renee (reborn)

Famous people with the name Kimber:

  • Kimber West (professional model)
  • Kimber Rickabaugh (TV producer)
  • Kimber Eastwood (producer, daughter of Clint Eastwood)
  • Kimber Sissons (professional model)

Kimbers in popular culture:

  • Kimber Benton (character from “Jem and the Holograms”)
  • Kimber (character from the “Faeriewwalker” trilogy)
  • Kimber (character from “The Girl Who Could Fly”)