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Lyle meaning and name origin

Lyle \l(y)-le\ as a boy's name is pronounced LYE-el. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Lyle is "the island". May also derive from Lisle, the name of a city in France. Lyall and Lyell are Scottish surnames.

Lyle has 4 variant forms: Lisle, Lyall, Lyell and Lysle.

For more information, see also the related name Loyal.

Lyle is also pronounced similarly to Lale. Other suggested similar baby names are Kyle and Lalo.

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Popularity of Lyle

Lyle is a very popular first name for males (#328 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2192 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lyle name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Lyle with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Lyle name in U.S.

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