I go by "Kim," but Kimberly means...

"meadow near the fortress" -- Welsh

also, "blue-ground" -- Afrikaans (this derivation refers to kimbilite, a mineral that produces a clay known as "blue-ground," which, in South Africa, is the diamond-bearing region of Kimberley at the Cape of Good Hope, according to "Just the Perfect Name  -- The Complete Baby Name Book" by  Yvonne De La Paix

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