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Kimberley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of three places so named, in Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, and Norfolk. The one in Nottinghamshire, Chinemarelie in Domesday Book, is ‘woodland clearing of Cynem?r’, from an Old English personal name composed of the elements cyne- ‘royal’ + m?r ‘fame’, with leah ‘clearing’. The one in Warwickshire, recorded in 1311 as Kynebaldeleye, is ‘Cynebald’s clearing’ (see Kemble). The one in Norfolk, Chineburlai in Domesday Book, is ‘Cyneburh’s clearing’ (see Kimbrough).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wimbley, Kimber, Moberley, Betterley, Kimble, Kirkley, Berley

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Kimberley Family Origin

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Kimberley Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1881, Cooper and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kimberley. The most common Kimberley occupation in Canada was Cooper. 50% of Kimberley's were Coopers.

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