Kile Name Meaning & Origin

Kile

Pronunciation: KIYL (key)

Origin of the name Kyle:

Transferred use of the surname originating from the region of the same name in southwestern Scotland. Kyle, a topographical term referring to a narrow, straight, channel, is derived from the Gaelic caol (narrow, a sound, a strait).

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Kiel, Kyle

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Kile is pronounced the same name as Kyle. Kyle is a name that was originally a family name (surname) but like other family names became a popular given name (first name) in English speaking countries. As a given name, it is traditionally given to males.

Keli, Kiel and Kile are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Kile was the surname of my beloved Great-Grandparents. I named my son after them and used this untraditional spelling as a first name. The Kile family has been in the United States since at least the 1700's.

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Harrison’s Surnames of the United Kingdom says major variants Keil, Kile and Kyle, originated from the Celtic word coal, "narrow", and defines Kyle as "Dweller at the Narrow or Strait". Even today many Scottish straits retain that name, such as the Kyle of Lochash, Kyle of Sutherland. (But there are actually no narrows or straights in the District of Kyle, Ayrshire.)

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