First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Byl

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

L is for luster, your shine.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Byl

Pieter Kenyon van der Byl was a Minister of Information, Immigration, Tourism, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Defence, Minister of the Public Service, Minister of Transport, Power, and Minister of Posts. Pieter was born on November 11th, 1923 in Cape Town. He died on November 15th, 1999.


Pieter was born on February 21st, 1889 in Caledon, Western Cape. He breathed his last breath on January 21st, 1975.


Lyn Byl is an athlete for the FC Köln. Lyn was born on December 1st, 1979 in Wuppertal.


Nelly Byl was a pop music musician. Nelly was born on March 25th, 1919 in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek. She passed away on November 30th, 2011.


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Popularity of Byl as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Byl U.S.
  White 94.36% 64.26%
  African American 1.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Byl

People with the last name Byl are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Byl

  • How Popular is the name Byl? As a last name Byl was the 47,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Byl first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Byl is Wednesday, January 13th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Byl? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Byl. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Byl: Your name in reverse order is Lyb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ybl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Byl? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 443 people with the last name Byl.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Byl? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Byl as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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