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Kyle Name Meaning and Origin

Kyle Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Narrow, Strait, Handsome

Name Origin


The name Kyle means 'narrow, strait' in Gaelic. It also has connotations of being handsome. The name has Celtic origins and is commonly used in English-speaking countries.

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Kyle Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Kyle is easy to pronounce with a clear 'k' sound and one syllable. It flows smoothly and is familiar to most English speakers.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Kyle has a simple rhythm with a single syllable, making it easy to say. However, it lacks a lyrical quality compared to names with more syllables.

Famous People Named Kyle

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Kyle Chandler

Kyle Chandler is an American actor known for his roles in 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Bloodline'. He has won several awards for his performances and is recognized for his talent in both television and film.

● Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan is an American actor best known for his roles in 'Twin Peaks' and 'Blue Velvet'. He has received critical acclaim for his work in film and television.

● Kyle Richards

Kyle Richards is an American actress and television personality, known for her role in 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'. She is also a successful businesswoman and philanthropist.

Kyle Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Kyle

The name Kyle does not have strong negative associations or cultural symbols. However, in some contexts, it may be associated with stereotypes of 'popular jock' characters, which could be seen as negative.

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