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Meaning of Kyle

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Meaning

The name Kyle has the following meaning:

From the narrow channel.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Kyle is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 46 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Kyle fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 3 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 100 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Kyle in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Kyle is pronounced as ki-yul

Origins

Kyle originates from the Gaelic language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Kyle and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Kyle: Boys - Conley, Dwyer, Ean, Grady, Winford, Girls - Ryleigh, Shonda, Both genders - Devin, Leslie

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Kyle: Cile (Gaelic), Cilee, Cileigh, Ciley, Cili, Cilie, Cily, Cye, Cylan, Cylee, Cyleigh, Cylen, Cyley, Cyli, Cylie, Cyly, Cyrell, Kile (Gaelic), Kilee, Kileigh, Kiley, Kili, Kilie, Kily, Kye, Kylan, Kylee, Kyleigh, Kylen, Kyley, Kyli, Kylie, Kyly, Kyrell

Style

We think the name Kyle should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Kyle to be: Strong and macho chap

In one word, you might describe Kyle as a(n) "macho" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Kyle (or its variants) are:

Kyle H. Hebert, born on 14 June, a famous actor. Kyle H. Hebert's background: An American voice actor best known for his roles as adult Gohan and the narrator in the FUNimation English dub of the Japanese anime Dragon Ball Z.

Kyle MacLachlan , born on 22 February, a famous actor. Kyle MacLachlan 's background: A Golden Globe award winning American actor. He is best recalled for his roles as Jeffrey Beaumont in the cult film Blue Velvet, and Paul Atreides in Dune, as well as his television series roles as Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks and Trey MacDougal in Sex and The City. He currently stars on Desperate Housewives.

Kyle Rote, born on 27 October, a famous athlete. Kyle Rote's background: An American football player and sports announcer.
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