US Popularity:786
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Unknown; From Skywalker and Solo
Kylo is a gender-neutral name of American origin whose exact meaning remains a mystery. Coined by the creators of the Star Wars franchise for the villainous Kylo Ren, fans theorize Kylo is a blend of ky from Skywalker and lo from Solo. Revealed to be the son of Leia Skywalker and Han Solo, Kylo Ren’s original name is Ben Solo. He renamed himself Kylo Ren to shed his old identity and honor the Knights of Ren—a group of dark-side warriors. Kylo is gaining popularity in the US and UK, likely due to its dreamy chime and attractive simplicity. No matter which side baby finds themselves aligning with, the force will always be with them with a name like Kylo.

Kylo Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kylo is currently #989 on The Bump
Boy:Kylo is currently #540 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Kylo is currently #729 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kylo is currently #786 in U.S. births
Boy:Kylo is currently #405 in U.S. births
Girl:Kylo is currently #7067 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 538
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Kylo, June 2023
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