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Kyle

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37k Kyla (American)
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How popular is the baby name Kyle in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 5 0 5
1888 9 0 9
1889 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1891 7 0 7
1892 6 0 6
1893 7 0 7
1894 10 0 10
1895 7 0 7
1896 6 0 6
1899 7 0 7
1900 7 0 7
1902 7 0 7
1903 7 0 7
1904 10 0 10
1905 9 0 9
1906 10 0 10
1907 8 0 8
1908 10 0 10
1909 11 0 11
1910 15 0 15
1911 11 0 11
1912 35 0 35
1913 25 0 25
1914 42 0 42
1915 70 5 65
1916 62 0 62
1917 75 0 75
1918 67 0 67
1919 52 0 52
1920 85 0 85
1921 67 0 67
1922 81 0 81
1923 68 0 68
1924 88 0 88
1925 84 0 84
1926 85 0 85
1927 102 0 102
1928 74 0 74
1929 80 0 80
1930 89 0 89
1931 79 0 79
1932 78 0 78
1933 74 0 74
1934 87 0 87
1935 114 0 114
1936 102 6 96
1937 110 5 105
1938 78 0 78
1939 101 0 101
1940 94 0 94
1941 119 0 119
1942 118 6 112
1943 143 22 121
1944 101 5 96
1945 86 5 81
1946 117 10 107
1947 163 11 152
1948 146 16 130
1949 181 37 144
1950 343 102 241
1951 553 211 342
1952 537 156 381
1953 516 153 363
1954 558 158 400
1955 538 134 404
1956 658 186 472
1957 1,223 194 1,029
1958 1,176 163 1,013
1959 1,370 224 1,146
1960 1,492 223 1,269
1961 1,384 225 1,159
1962 1,847 138 1,709
1963 1,760 128 1,632
1964 1,590 112 1,478
1965 1,264 90 1,174
1966 2,016 56 1,960
1967 2,194 50 2,144
1968 1,997 53 1,944
1969 2,214 76 2,138
1970 2,857 91 2,766
1971 2,915 83 2,832
1972 2,539 62 2,477
1973 2,456 80 2,376
1974 2,695 94 2,601 #97 boy name
1975 2,927 89 2,838 #88 boy name
1976 3,374 63 3,311 #80 boy name
1977 3,594 83 3,511 #79 boy name
1978 4,676 158 4,518 #63 boy name
1979 5,618 166 5,452 #56 boy name
1980 5,958 173 5,785 #57 boy name
1981 6,732 156 6,576 #52 boy name
1982 8,396 189 8,207 #47 boy name
1983 12,615 243 12,372 #34 boy name
1984 12,768 230 12,538 #34 boy name
1985 16,813 303 16,510 #27 boy name
1986 19,563 261 19,302 #23 boy name
1987 20,179 320 19,859 #22 boy name
1988 20,175 290 19,885 #21 boy name
1989 21,130 254 20,876 #20 boy name
1990 22,935 237 22,698 #18 boy name
1991 21,773 163 21,610 #21 boy name
1992 20,881 173 20,708 #22 boy name
1993 19,612 162 19,450 #23 boy name
1994 18,549 155 18,394 #24 boy name
1995 16,881 124 16,757 #24 boy name
1996 15,701 105 15,596 #25 boy name
1997 16,030 115 15,915 #24 boy name
1998 15,370 94 15,276 #24 boy name
1999 13,835 66 13,769 #28 boy name
2000 12,019 53 11,966 #37 boy name
2001 10,624 56 10,568 #40 boy name
2002 10,105 45 10,060 #40 boy name
2003 8,710 61 8,649 #53 boy name
2004 7,894 74 7,820 #55 boy name
2005 6,720 38 6,682 #67 boy name
2006 6,194 47 6,147 #81 boy name
2007 5,395 42 5,353 #86 boy name
2008 4,726 30 4,696 #97 boy name
2009 4,205 34 4,171 #99 boy name
2010 3,602 33 3,569
2011 3,316 58 3,258
2012 3,012 52 2,960
2013 2,634 57 2,577
2014 2,443 66 2,377
2015 2,434 60 2,374

Want to know about the popularity of the Kyle baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 482,411 babies born with the name Kyle in the United States. That's more than enough Kyles to occupy the territory of Guadeloupe (France) with an estimated population of 465,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kyle" was in 1990 with a total of 22,698 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kyles)

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kyle" ranks #17 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 107 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 19,563 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Kyle popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kyle" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kyle as well as things modernly associated with the name Kyle such as celebrities named Kyle.

Origin and Meaning of Kyle

The name "Kyle" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Narrow". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Kyle Chandler

Kyle Chandler is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Kyle was born in 1965 as Kyle Martin Chandler in Buffalo, New York, United States.

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Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch is a nascar driver. Kyle was born in 1985 as Kyle Thomas Busch in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Kyle was born in 1959 as Kyle Merritt MacLachlan in Yakima, Washington,U.S.

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Kyle Gallner

Kyle Gallner is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Kyle was born in 1986 as Kyle Steven Gallner in West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Kyle Schmid

Kyle Schmid is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Kyle was born in 1984 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Kyle Howard

Kyle Howard is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Kyle was born in 1978 as Kyle Alan Howard in Loveland, Colorado, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Kyle

Kyle Arrington
Kyle Carpenter
Kyle Massey
Kyle Richards
Kyle Allen
Kyle Chrisley
Kyle Eastwood
Kyle Korver
Kyle Schwarber
Kyle Bosworth

Alternative Meanings

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Elyk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kely". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Kyle born Oct 16, 1956

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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