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.
(female) Keile, Kyne, ..
(male) Kyly, Kyni, .. Middle name pairings:
Kyle Tyler (K.T.), ..
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)
Kyle was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #734 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Kylie (#66 the previous year) and Skyler (#285) are the popular variation forms of Kyle. Adoption of these relations of Kyle reached its most widespread in 2004 (average #786) and is almost as widespread today (#783, ▼23.7%). 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 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.See names in meaning and etymology.