Meaning and Origin of: Kyle

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Arabic : Beloved
  • Hebrew : Regal woman
  • Irish : Narrow land; handsome

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : The narrows; a place where cattle graze; a wood; a church
  • Scottish : From a narrow strait; the name of a Scottish region

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish and northern Irish : regional name from a district in Ayrshire called Kyle, named for the British chieftains who ruled it in the 5th century, the Coel Hen.
  • Scottish and northern Irish : habitational name from any of the numerous Scottish places named Kyle from Gaelic caol ‘narrow’, also caolas ‘narrows’, ‘strait’. Compare Kyles.

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