Gender: Male Meaning of Kyle: "narrow spit of land" Origin of Kyle: Scottish Kyle's Popularity in 2018: #223

Kyle Origin and Meaning

The name Kyle is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "narrow spit of land".

Kyle is still appreciated by thousands of parents each year for its combination of simplicity, strength, and style; it was in the Top 20 for most of the nineties. As a Scottish surname, it dates back to the fifteenth century.

Kyle Broslofski is one of the enduring kid characters on South Park, and Kyle MacLachlan is a busy actor.

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Rank in US: #223

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Kylan, Kyler, Kylen, Kye, Kilan, Kilen, Kile, Kyrell, Ky, Kiley, Kyll, Kylar


TechnoKitten Says:


I love this name,it's a very handsome boy name.

Bellaboo2 Says:


Very masculine name with Scottish roots. I love it’s look/style and want to use it someday for a boy. Reminds me of someone tall, dark and handsome. A CEO type lol

Yessica Says:


Never met one
Sounds cool though

aya Says:


Love this so cute.

ThistleThorn Says:


I never knew this was Scottish, I really like it. It sounds so masculine.

lesliemarion Says:


Never met one I could abide.

ephall1291 Says:


Can't say I'm a fan. I always think of George Carlin's bit...same reason I won't be naming my son Todd or Tucker. ;)