Lyle

Lyle - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lyle, meaning someone who lives on an island, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #210. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lyle and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lyle? 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 Lyle. The baby boy name Lyle was given to 67 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1431 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 24,493 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lyle peaked in popularity 101 years ago in 1918 on position 145.



Famous with this name

Lyle O'Donohoe
Lyle Lovett
Jamie Lyle


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Rating: 5/5 (16 people)


Lyle is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lyle is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #458 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,473.

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 Lyle is where you live.


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Lyle origin and meaning

Lyle is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means someone who lives on an island. To see famous people named Lyle, pop culture references for the name Lyle and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lyle

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

Lee / Leo / Lowell / Louie / Loy / Loyal / Lou / Lew / Lue / Lewie /

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
20121431
20111461
20101820
20091800
20082784
20072110
20061487
20051975
20041798
20031387
20021517
20011626
20001382
19991408
19981578
19971191
19961152
19951079
1994936
1993885
1992834
1991808
1990654
1989625
1988625
1987597
1986518
1985567
1984545
1983555
1982609
1981567
1980545
1979560
1978578
1977501
1976546
1975530
1974477
1973464
1972447
1971405
1970372
1969376
1968375
1967385
1966363
1965358
1964346
1963329
1962305
1961303
1960289
1959284
1958273
1957262
1956261
1955245
1954237
1953226
1952225
1951237
1950224
1949223
1948219
1947212
1946202
1945194
1944189
1943185
1942177
1941168
1940173
1939175
1938183
1937168
1936158
1935156
1934159
1933157
1932156
1931157
1930160
1929152
1928156
1927151
1926152
1925154
1924159
1923156
1922147
1921153
1920152
1919153
1918145
1917151
1916154
1915159
1914182
1913206
1912178
1911219
1910210

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana458
Ohio736
Michigan1124
California1252
Illinois1290
Florida1369
New York1949
Texas2473

Even more about Lyle


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 Lyle 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 Lyle?

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
1918
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Lyle
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 24,493
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +67

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