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Boy Name: Kimball

Name: Kimball
Pronunciation: \k(i)-mba-ll\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: war leader
Origin: Celtic
Related Names: Kim
Sounds Like: Campbell, Gamble
Variant forms: Kimbal, Kimbel, Kimbell, Kimble
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1143


Kimball \k(i)-mba-ll\ as a boy's name is pronounced KIM-bul. It is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Kimball is "war leader". Variant of a medieval given name.

Kimball has 4 variant forms: Kimbal, Kimbel, Kimbell and Kimble.

For more information, see also the related name Kim.

Baby names that sound like Kimball are Campbell and Gamble.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kimball.


Kimball is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1143 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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