Kyle - boys name

Kyle name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Kyle name meaning:

The name Kyle is of Scottish origin and holds various meanings. One interpretation is that it comes from the Gaelic word "caol," which means "narrow or straight." This could refer to someone who is focused and determined, with a clear path in life. Another possible meaning is derived from the Scottish place name Kyle, which translates to "a strait or narrow channel of water." This could symbolize strength and resilience, as one navigates through challenges and obstacles.

In addition to its origins, the name Kyle also carries certain characteristics and traits. Individuals named Kyle are often described as intelligent, confident, and independent. They possess strong leadership qualities and are known for their reliability and loyalty. Kyle is a name associated with someone who is hardworking and ambitious, striving to achieve their goals. Overall, the name Kyle embodies a sense of purpose and determination, representing someone who is focused and successful in their endeavors.

Origin: Celtic

Handsome, near the chapel.


Unisex names

Related names

Kyle , Kylah , Kylea, Kylee, Kyleen, Kyleigh, Kyley, Kyli, Kylia, Kylianne, Kylie , Kylin

Other boys names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 543 out of 4789

71 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (137)

Historical popularity of Kyle

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