US Popularity:11911
Other Origin(s):French, Scottish
Meaning:Wolf; The island
Lyell is a masculine appellation derived from the Scottish surname Lyall, which stems from the Old Norse Liulfr, meaning “wolf.” Lyell is also a variation of the French Lisle, meaning “the island.” For parents hunting for a wolf-themed name but tired of classics like Lupin and, well, Wolf, Lyell offers a subtle yet powerful title for baby. Lyell can also be traced back to the Scottish 11th-century lord, Radulphus de Insula, whose name means “wise wolf of the island.” A name that comes packed with Scottish roots will keep your little cub and their ancestry closely knitted, no doubt inspiring greatness in baby Lyell.

Lyell Name Popularity Data

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in 1991
- 4562
from 1968
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