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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 Pearce Lovett, American country music singer
Lyle Sendlein, American football player
Lyle Martin Alzado, American football player
Lyle Lettau, Canadian actor
Lyle James Alfred Taylor, Montserrat footballer
Lyle Franklin Lane, American diplomat
Lyle Thomas Drummonds (b. 2009), son of Nikkole Paulun of "16 and Pregnant"

Pop Culture References for the name Lyle

Lyle, character 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 on TV's "The Pretender"
Lyle, villain in animated series "George of the Jungle"
"Lyle the Kindly Viking," VeggieTales movie

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