What does Kyle mean?
Kyle /kyle/ [1 syll.] 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 popularity 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 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity 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 girl names reached its most widespread in 2003 (usage of 0.5573%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.5417%, ▼2.8%), but with the version Kyle becoming less in vogue. Kylie (#73) and Skyler (#302) are two of the more chic baby names among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Kyle▼ is pronounced similarly to Cole, Kahle, Kalle and Kayle. Other recommended similar baby names are Kala▼, Kalae, Kalea, Kalee, Kalei, Kaley▼, Kali▲, Kalie, Kaly, Kayla▲, Kaylea, Kaylee▲, Kaylei, Kayley▼, Kayli▼, Kaylie▲, Keyla, Keyley, Keylie, Khloe▲, Kilea, Kilee, Kiley▼, Klea, Kloe, Kyla▲, Kylah, Kylea, Kylee▲, Kylen, Kyley and Kyli. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kyle.