Lyle - boys name

Lyle name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 78%

Lyle name meaning:

The name Lyle is of Scottish origin and is derived from the Scottish surname "MacLysaght." It is a masculine name that has gained popularity as a first name in recent years. The name Lyle carries several meanings, most notably "from the island," "dweller on an island," or "island." It can also be interpreted as "someone who lives near water" or "someone who is connected to nature." The name Lyle is often associated with characteristics such as strength, resilience, and stability.

People named Lyle are often seen as intelligent and analytical, with a deep sense of intuition. They possess a calm and composed demeanor and are known for their practicality and reliability. Lyle is a name that exudes a strong and confident energy, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a unique and meaningful name for their baby boy.

Origin: French

From the island.


Unisex names

Other boys names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 1055 out of 4789

27 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (143)

Historical popularity of Lyle

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