Kylo - boys name

Kylo name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Kylo name meaning:

The name Kylo is of American origin and is primarily associated with boys. It gained popularity after the release of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, where the character Kylo Ren appeared as the main antagonist. The name Kylo does not have a specific meaning in traditional dictionaries, as it was created specifically for the Star Wars franchise.

However, many parents who choose the name Kylo for their son are drawn to its uniqueness and modern appeal. The name has a strong and edgy sound, which may be appealing to those looking for a name with a contemporary feel. It also carries connotations of power and darkness due to its association with the character Kylo Ren, who is known for his strong presence and conflicted nature in the Star Wars universe.

While the name Kylo may not have a traditional meaning, it has become popular among parents seeking a distinctive and masculine name for their sons.


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Overall UK ranking: 293 out of 4789

161 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (372)

Historical popularity of Kylo

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