Kyle

Kyle - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kyle, meaning narrow spit of land, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #829. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kyle and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kyle? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kyle. The baby boy name Kyle was given to 2,931 baby boys in 2012, ranking #127 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 560 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kyle peaked in popularity 29 years ago in 1990 on position 18.



Famous with this name

Kyle Chandler
Kyle Cooper
Kyle Balda


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Kyle is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kyle is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #72 - and is the least popular in Nebraska at position #242.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kyle is where you live.


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Kyle origin and meaning

Kyle is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means narrow spit of land. To see famous people named Kyle, pop culture references for the name Kyle and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kyle

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kyle, sorted by popularity.

Kelly / Khalil / Kole / Kale / Kelley / Kahlil / Kael / Kiel / Kalel / Kohl /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012127
2011121
2010107
200999
200897
200786
200681
200568
200455
200353
200240
200140
200037
199928
199824
199724
199625
199524
199424
199323
199222
199121
199018
198920
198821
198722
198623
198527
198434
198334
198247
198152
198057
197956
197863
197779
197680
197588
197497
1973109
1972114
1971116
1970120
1969142
1968148
1967136
1966145
1965210
1964191
1963177
1962176
1961231
1960218
1959236
1958246
1957238
1956342
1955361
1954365
1953361
1952355
1951369
1950434
1949570
1948636
1947579
1946637
1945679
1944651
1943588
1942627
1941555
1940628
1939607
1938692
1937566
1936663
1935571
1934644
1933643
1932668
1931651
1930658
1929664
1928778
1927633
1926670
1925739
1924674
19231025
1922708
1921804
1920722
19191181
1918723
1917683
1916821
1915633
1914889
1912829

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island72
Hawaii83
Maryland84
New York85
Connecticut86
Massachusetts87
New Jersey88
Montana106
Ohio108
Virginia110
Vermont111
Pennsylvania115
Florida117
Illinois127
Wisconsin127
Arkansas127
Maine128
Kentucky129
Mississippi132
Delaware133
California134
Alaska143
Washington144
Louisiana146
Oregon147
West Virginia148
Georgia149
Michigan152
Missouri153
Utah154
New Mexico155
South Carolina156
Indiana158
South Dakota161
Alabama162
Idaho163
Tennessee167
Colorado168
North Dakota170
North Carolina181
Kansas190
Texas192
District of Columbia195
Minnesota203
Oklahoma218
Nevada220
Arizona223
Iowa223
Nebraska242

Even more about Kyle


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kyle a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kyle?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1990
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kyle
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 560
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +2,931

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