What does Carlisle mean?
Carlisle [carlisle] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Carlisle is "fort at Luguvalium". Carlisle is a variant form, with the suffix -isle, of Carlyle (Old English): place name and surname.
Associated with: old english.
Carlisle has 1 variant: Carlile.Creative forms:
(male) Carisle, Corisle, ..
(female) Carlle, Carlsie, .. Middle name pairings:
Carlisle Mac (C.M.), ..
How popular is Carlisle?
Carlisle is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#1663 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Carlisle for boys. Carlisle reached its peak rank of #1108 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Carlyle is the only other popular varying form of Carlisle ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Carlisle was at its apex 105 years ago.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Caile, Callice, Callis, Cardelle, Carleigh, Carlin, Carling, Carlito, Carlos, Carlowe (see Carlow), Carlsen, Carlson, Carlssen (see Carlsen), Carlsson, Carmine, Carnelle, Carolus, Carrlos, Carvil, Carville, Charles▼, Charleson, Charlie▼, Charls, Corless, Corliss, Cyrille, Earlie, Farlie, Harlie, Markise and Narcisse. These names tend to be more frequently used than Carlisle.See names in meaning and etymology.