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Meaning and name origin

Kyle \k(y)-le\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kyle), is pronounced kyl. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kyle is "narrow, straight". Place name that refers either to a narrow body of water between two land masses, or to a peninsula or isthmus. Actor Kyle MacLachlan.

Kyle has 8 variant forms: Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylan, Kylar, Kylen, Kyler and Kyrell.

There are 2 feminine forms of Kyle: Kylie and Skyler.

Kyle is also pronounced similarly to Cale, Cayle, Cole, Coyle, Kaile, Kale, Kayle, Kell and Kelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Kaley, Kayley and Lyle.


Kyle is a very popular first name for males (#126 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1523 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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