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Boy Name: Kyle

Name: Kyle
Pronunciation: \k(y)-le\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Kyle's also a girl name)
Meaning: narrow, straight
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Kale, Cale, Kaile, Cayle, Kayley, Cole, Coyle, Gale, Gayle, Kaley, Kell, Kelle
Variant forms: Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylan, Kylar, Kylen, Kyler, Kyrell
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 126
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1523

Description

Kyle \k(y)-le\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kyle), is pronounced kyl. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kyle is "narrow, straight". Place name that refers either to a narrow body of water between two land masses, or to a peninsula or isthmus. Actor Kyle MacLachlan.

Kyle has 8 variant forms: Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylan, Kylar, Kylen, Kyler and Kyrell.

Baby names that sound like Kyle are Kale, Cale, Kaile, Cayle, Kayley, Cole, Coyle, Gale, Gayle, Kaley, Kell and Kelle.

Popularity

Kyle is a very popular first name for men (#126 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1523 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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