Place Name KIMBERLEY (2)

TYPE: Settlement
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KIM-bər-lee  [details]

Meaning & History

City in South Africa which was named after John Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley (1826-1902). His title was taken from the name of the town of KIMBERLEY (1) in Norfolk.
Entry updated October 11, 2012