Fun Fact: How Kimberley Became a Name

Fun facts about Kimberly

John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley was the origin of the given-name Kimberley in the English-speaking world. A city in South Africa was named in his honor, and when fighting took place there during the Second Boer War the name became popular. It was originally a name given to both girls and boys but eventually became a name just for girls in modern culture.

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