Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Of Carlyle; From the protected tower
Carlysle is a gender-neutral name that finds its origins in ancient Brittania. The name derives from Carlyle, meaning “fort at Luguvalium,” a reference to the Roman name for the city of Carlisle in Cumbria, England. Carlisle was originally established in order to serve as a fort for Hadrian’s Wall. Carlysle, which means “From the protected tower,” evokes the iconic defensive Roman wall and will imbue baby with a similar legacy of strength and fortitude.
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