Gender: Female Meaning of Carlisle: "from the walled city" Origin of Carlisle: English

Carlisle Origin and Meaning

The name Carlisle is a girl's name of English origin meaning "from the walled city".

Carlisle may be a male name in Twilight (he's vampire hero Edward's adoptive father), but in the real baby naming world, it's used about a quarter of the time for girls. Unusual now, we think Carlisle (or Carlyle) has the potential to be the next Carter.

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DearestJules Says:


I must admit it does work quite well on a girl, though I also like it on a boy.