Carlisle: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Carlisle

Carlisle

Pronunciation: CAHR-liyl (key)

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Carlyle

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Carlisle (Traditional spelling) - Gender: Masculine - Origin: Scottish/English - Pronounced: KAR-lyl

From a surname which was derived from the name of a very old city in North-West England. The city was originally Luguvalium by the ancient Romans meaning "stronghold of Lugus.” Sometimes used as originated as an elaborated form of Carl (an old Germanic form of 'Charles' meaning "a Man") Also used as a name/title of those from the isle of Carl (Carl-Isle). Alternate spellings - Carlyle/Carlile. NB: "Lugus/Leuk/Lugh/ Lleu" are early Celtic names neaning "light, brightness", the names of Celtic Gods, equated by the Greeks with Hermes. (Roman Mercury). A tidbit of interesting history there for you :) Suffice it to say, 'Carlisle' ultimately means "light"

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Fell in love with the gorgeous name after falling in love with the "Twilight" series by Stephenie Meyer. (See Below :)

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An English surname meaning from Carlisle, an ancient city that's in Northern England.

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Carlisle Cullen - Kind Father-Figure Vampire in Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer. Beloved of Esme Cullen. A loving and gentle man, and caring adoptive father of Edward, Alice, Rosalie, Emmet, Jasper Cullen. A very beautiful and compassionate person, both in appearence and spirit. And sexy? Absolutely a Definitely! ;D

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