Kimberly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The usual American spelling of the English place name and surname Kimberley.

Proper noun[edit]

Kimberly

  1. A surname​.
  2. Any of several places in the US named for persons with the surname.
  3. A female given name popular in the 1960s and the 1970s.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1988 Thomas Harris: The Silence of the Lambs: page 210:
    What was her name? Kimberly. - - - Jesus, everybody was named Kimberly, four in her class. Three guys named Sean. Kimberly with her soap opera name tried to fix herself, punched all those holes in her ears trying to look pretty, trying to decorate herself.

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