What does Lyall mean?
Lyall [lyall] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Lyall is "wolf". Scottish surname.
Lyall has 1 variant: Lyell.Creative forms:
(male) Leall, Liall, ..
(female) Lyalla, Lyallia, .. Middle name pairings:
Lyall Clint (L.C.), ..
How popular is Lyall?
Lyall is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#17395 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Lisle and Lyle (#1072 a year ago) are the prominent varying forms of Lyall (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Lyall reached the top of their popularity in the 1920s (average #1077) and are now significantly less conventional, with the version Lyle becoming less trendy. Shown below is a study of the history of the boy name Lyall and associated names. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Lyall is pronounced similarly to Lale, Lowel, Lowell▼, Loyal and Loyall. Other recommended names are Beall, Byll, Gall, Hall, Lallo, Lalo, Lyam, Lydell, Lyndall, Lysle, Neall, Niall, Odall (see Odell), Pall, Peall, Royall and Udall. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyall.See names in meaning and etymology.