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Girl Name: Kyle

Name: Kyle
Pronunciation: \k(y)-le\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Kyle's also a boy name)
Meaning: narrow, straight
Origin: Scottish
Related Names: Kylie, Skyler, Kelila
Sounds Like: Kyla, Kayle, Kyli, Kyley, Kylee, Kylea
Variant forms: Kyall, Kyel
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1588
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1523


Kyle \k(y)-le\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kyle), is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kyle is "narrow, straight". From "caol". Place name: the Kyle of Lochalsh leads to the Isle of Skye.

Kyle has 2 variant forms: Kyall and Kyel.

For more information, see also related names Kylie, Skyler and Kelila.

Baby names that sound like Kyle are Kyla, Kayle, Kyli, Kyley, Kylee and Kylea.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Kyle.


Kyle is a very popular first name for women (#1588 out of 4276) 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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