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What does Carlisle mean?

Carlisle Pronunciation of 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 of Carlyle (Old English): place name and surname.

ASSOCIATED WITH Car-, old english





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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)

Carlisle reached its peak rank of #1108 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlisle name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carlisle outside U.S.

Which version is better?

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carlisle, Carlyle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carlisle and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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