Name: Kyle

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kyle

  • Meaning:
    Strait of water
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Strait of water
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (kile)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Kyle)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kyle

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  • Used in:
    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Kyle is the name of a former district of Ayrshire in Scotland. It is also the term for a narrow strip of water between two islands or between an island and the mainland, as in 'the Kyle of Tongue' on the northern coast.

    It was the 10th most popular name in Scotland in 2006.

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Popularity Rank of Kyle (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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