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What does Kylar mean?

Kylar Pronunciation of Kylar [ky-lar] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the name Kylar means "narrow, straight". Kylar is an alternate spelling of Kyle (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, narrow (little).


Kylar has 1 variant: Kyler.

5 more alternative forms via Kyle: Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylan and Kylen.

Creative forms:
(male) Kalar, Keylar, ..

(female) Kylarri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kylar Wendell (K.W.), ..

How popular is Kylar?

Kylar is an unusual given name for men. Kylar is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kylar entered the list in 1998 and reached its peak position of #1516 in the U.S. in 2014, and is presently at #1567. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Kylar (#1567 from current records) are Kyle (#175 from current records), Kyler (#287), Kylan (#665), Kye (#978), Kylen (#979), Kiley and Kile. These relations of Kylar reached the height of their popularity 25 years ago (average #1566) and have become much less popular since (#1081, 79% less usage), with the form Kyle going out of style. Kyle is the continual favorite, though Kylan has gained in usage over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kylar, Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kyle, Kylen, Kyler in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kylar is alike in pronunciation to Cuyler, Keller and Kylor. Other suggested similar names are Adlar, Aylmar, Ellar, Hilar, Ilar, Iyar, Iyyar, Kadar, Kalan, Kedar, Kelan, Klay, Kumar, Kyran, Skylar, Tilar and Tylar. Like Kylar, these names are not frequently used.

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