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Meaning of Lyle

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The name Lyle has the following meaning:

An islander or "From an island".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Lyle is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Lyle in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Lyle is pronounced as ly-l


Lyle originates from the English language.

See other suggested English boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Lyle and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Lyle: Boys - Burdette, Dalston, Delwin, Dempster, Dorman, Eldred, Erling, Fitzhugh, Grant, Hamp, Milton, Norbert, Norris, Preston, Rayburn, Sheldon, Wayman, Weldon, Girls - Daralis, Emerald, Myrna, Both genders - Addison, Ashton, Grace


Popular Variants for the name Lyle: Lile, Lisle, Ly, Lyal, Lyall, Lyel, Lyell, Lysle


We think the name Lyle should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Lyle to be: Rich, well-educated, hardworking and kind-hearted guy

In one word, you might describe Lyle as a(n) "well-educated" person.

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Faces of



Famous persons

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

Lyle Martin Alzado, born on 3 April, a famous footballer. Lyle Martin Alzado's background: A NFL American football player most famous for his intense and intimidating style of play.

Lyle Talbot, born on 8 February, a famous actor. Lyle Talbot's background: A Hollywood actor best known for playing Joe Randolph on television's The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and for his long career in film from 1931 to 1960. He began his movie career under contract to Warner Brothers in the early days of 'talking pictures' and went on to appear in more than 150 films, first as a young matinee idol and later as a character actor and star of many B movies. He was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and later served on the board.

Mack Sennett, born on 17 January, a famous actor. Mack Sennett's background: An Academy Award-winning actor and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime he was known at times as the 'King of Comedy.'

Lyle Odelein, born on 21 July, a famous athelete. Lyle Odelein's background: A hockey player in the National Hockey League. He played junior hockey for the Moose Jaw Warriors. He was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 7th round (141st overall) in 1986.

Paul Mackenzie Crook, born on 29 September, a famous actor. Paul Mackenzie Crook's background: An English actor, best known for playing Gareth Keenan in The Office and Ragetti in Pirates of the Caribbean.
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