Baby Name Games

Kyle February 19, 2007

Filed under: Boys K,Top 100 List — namegames @ 6:56 pm

       United States Top 100       Boys

Popularity

  • The name Kyle was ranked 80 in popularity for boys in the US in 2006.
  • Kyle ranked 950 in 1881. It started increasing in popularity in the early 1900s and broke into the top 100 at 97 in 1974. It reached an alltime high of 18 in 1990 and has been decreasing in popularity ever since. It seems on its way out.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It works well for parents avoiding nicknames.
  • It follows the add-a-Y trend.

Meaning

  • The Irish meaning of Kyle is “narrow piece of land” or “place where cattle graze.”
  • The Yiddish meaning of Kyle is “crowned with laurels.”

Alternate Spellings

Nicknames

Is your name Kyle or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.

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