US Popularity:769
Meaning:narrow; strait; confidence; reliance; trust
Kyle is a gender-neutral place name rooted in the Gaelic word caol, meaning "slender" or "strait." Though long considered a description of Kyle of Lochalsh, Kyle may find more fitting origins in the ancient king, Coel Hen, who perished in the surrounding wilds. It's a fitting theory which instils the modern-sounding Kyle with a regal air and invigorating qualities. After all, staying within this newly claimed territory uncovers an alternative root in the Old Welsh coel, which means "confidence," "reliance," or "trust." So, whether your little one elects to stay on the straight and narrow or brave the untamed wilds, they can do blessed with absolute assurance.

Famous People Named Kyle

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  • Kyle Busch
    Race Car Driver
  • Kyle Chandler
    TV Actor
  • Kyle Dean Massey
    Broadway Actor
  • Kyle Lowry
    Basketball Player
  • Kyle Massey
    TV Actor
  • Kyle Silverstein

Kyle Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kyle is currently #175 on The Bump
Boy:Kyle is currently #132 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Kyle is currently #100 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kyle is currently #769 in U.S. births
Boy:Kyle is currently #790 in U.S. births
Girl:Kyle is currently #9559 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 1796
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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