What does Kyle mean?
Kyle /kyle/ as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' 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.
How popular is Kyle?
Kyle is a very popular first name for females (#1588 out of 4276, Top 37%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1861 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Kyle for girls. Kyle was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #708 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Kyle and corresponding names. Kylie (#73 the previous year) and Skyler (#302) are the popular variation forms of Kyle. Adoption of these relations of Kyle reached its most widespread in 2003 (average #442) and is almost as widespread today (#458, ▼2.8%), but with the version Kyle becoming less in vogue. Kylie is more widely used than the rest, though Skyler has become popular as well over time.
Kyle▼ is pronounced similarly to Cal, Cole, Kahle, Kalle and Kayle. Other recommended similar baby names are Kala▼, Kalea, Kalee, Kalei, Kaley▼, Kali▲, Kalie, Kayla▲, Kaylea, Kaylee▲, Kaylei, Kayley▼, Kaylie▲, Keyla, Keyley, Keylie, Khloe▲, Kilea, Kilee, Klea, Kylah, Kylea, Kylee▲, Kylen and Kyley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kyle.