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Gender: M Meaning of Lyle: "someone who lives on an island" Origin of Lyle: Scottish and English from French

Straightforward single-syllable name, but be warned that by the time he's three, any Lyle will be sick of hearing "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile".

Famous People Named Lyle

Lyle Lovett, American country music singer
Lyle Sendlein, American football player
Lyle Lettau (formerly O'Donohoe), Canadian actor on "Degrassi"

Pop Culture References for the name Lyle

There is a character named Lyle in "Olive" (1850) by Dinah Craik, where it is said to be a name which "exactly suited the pretty, delicate younger brother."
Mr Lyle, character from the TV show "The Pretender"
Lyle, villain from children's comedy "George of the Jungle"

Lyell, Ly, Lysle, Lisle, Lyall