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Kyle Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kyle is of Scottish origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 178 in baby name popularity for boys with 2370 occurrences.  It ranked 2681 in popular baby names for girls with 65 occurrences. 

View the Kyle Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kyle has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kyle to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Kyle include Kye, Kylah.

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

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kyle Busch.

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.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.