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Kyle Meaning


What does Kyle mean?

The name Kyle is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Kyle is "narrow land, strait".

Kyle is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ky-al.

The Given Name Kyle

Transferred use of the Scottish surname which derived from the Gaelic element caol meaning "narrow", it refers to a narrow piece of land or strait.

The name Kyle, has a wonderfully stylish quality.

A wonderfully classic name.

Kyle is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kyle Chandler, and Kyle Lowder.

Kyle Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 223 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,668 occurrences. It ranked 2,647 in baby name popularity for girls with 65 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 211 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,832 occurrences. It ranked 3,317 in baby name popularity for girls with 48 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Kyle has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Kyle Name Popularity Page.

Kyle Related Names

Variants of the name Kyle include Kye.

The names Cael, Kilie, Kyan, Kyla, Kylah, Kylan, Kylar, Kylen, Kylene are all forms of Kyle.

Famous Kyles

  • Kyle ~ 2 hurricanes, 1 storm
  • Kyle Chandler ~ Actor
  • Kyle Lowder ~ Actor
  • Kyle MacLachlan ~ Actor

Kyle Numerology

What will your new littleKyle be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Kyle are often dependable and amused but most of all they are read more >>

Kyle Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kyle in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kyle.

Just for fun, see the name Kyle in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kyle in Nautical Flags page.