default or selected kernelversion does not have config value CONFIG_IP_NF_MATCH_LIMIT.
Result is shown for kernelversion 5.4.123

limit match support

modulename: ipt_limit.ko


Linux Kernel Configuration
└─>Networking support
└─>Networking options
└─>Network packet filtering (replaces ipchains)
└─>IP: Netfilter Configuration
└─>limit match support
In linux kernel since version 2.6.12  
limit matching allows you to control the rate at which a rule can be
matched: mainly useful in combination with the LOG target ("LOG
target support", below) and to avoid some Denial of Service attacks.

To compile it as a module, choose M here. If unsure, say N.

source code: