Kyle: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kyle
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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- Comments and insights on the name Kyle: | Edit
one of my Best-friends(who is a guy) name is Kyle. I think it is perfect, like the name Erin( which would be a great name if he has a sister), because you it meaning really reflect the person while most Rachel are preppy-popular, do you get what I mean? Kyle also means Handsome but even if your kid isnt model worthy everyone is handsome/beautiful in thier own way! Ky, if your reading this remember I love you!
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In class we have 2 Kyles(both are guys).I see them as two very differnt people.This makes me think the name can fit anyone with little to no stereotyping.
I agree that Kyle can fit anyone with little stereotyping. Kyle was the name of the guy that gave me my first kiss and also the name of a guy that was a bully in middle school.
- Nicknames for Kyle: | Edit
Ky, Ky-Ky, K-Man, Circle-K, Kylie
- Meanings and history of the name Kyle: | Edit
Kyle is sometimes translated from the Gaelic as "handsome."
- Famous real-life people named Kyle: | Edit
Kyle Burns, Drummer of 'Forever the Sickest Kids'
Kyle MacLachlan, American actor
Kyle Chandler, American actor
Kyle Hayes, "Table for 12", twin
Kyle Massey, an American actor
Kyle McLaren, Canadian professional hockey defenseman
Kyle Gass, American actor and musician (Tenacious D)
Kyle Rote Jr., America's first soccer star
Kyle Rote (Sr.), Football player
Kyle Berry on death row in America
Kyle Gallner, American actor
Kyle Petty, race car driver
Kyle Pavone, vocalist for the band We Came As Romans
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Kyle Baldwin, fictional character in the television series "The 4400."
Kyle Broflovski, fictional character in the "South Park."
Kyle Trager, fictional main character from the series Kyle XY.
Kyle Rayner, superhero also known as the Green lantern from DC Comics.
Kyle McBride, fictional character on the first "Melrose Place" television show.
Kyle (last name unknown), biological father (with Sarah Connor) of John Connor in Terminator
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