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Meaning and name origin

Carlyle \c(a)-rly-le, car-lyle\ as a boy's name is pronounced KAR-lyle. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Carlyle is "fort at Luguvalium". Place name and surname, originally from Carlisle. Also the name of a very old city in northwest England. Use as a given name may have originated as an elaborated form of Carl. Historian Thomas Carlyle.

Carlyle has 4 variant forms: Carley, Carlile, Carlisle and Carly.


Popularity

Carlyle is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6981 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carlyle name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Carlyle and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Carl and Carlyle. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carl, Carlyle in U.S.

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

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