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Kile

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
5k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Kile

"Kile" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "A place-name referring to the narrows: a wood or a church". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From Middle English kile, kyle, kylle, from Old Norse kýli (“boil”), from Proto-Germanic *kūlǭ, *kūlijǭ (“boil”), from Proto-Indo-European *gewl- (“vessel, bowl, ball”), from Proto-Indo-European *gew-, *gū- (“to bend, curve, vault”). Cognate with Icelandic kýli (“wen, boil”), Swedish kula (“boil, bulge; pit”), Danish kule (“boil, bump; pit”), German Keule (“club”), German Kuhle (“hollow”), Dutch kuil (“pit, hole”).

  1. An ulcer; sore.

kile was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Kumak, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Slovak, and Swahili

Notable Persons With the Name Kile

Kile Bangoura is a soccer player for the Guinea national football team. Kile was born on July 7th, 1994 in Guinea.

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Kile Kennedy is an athlete for the Knattspyrnufélag Fjarðabyggðar.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kile

Darryl Kile was a baseball player. Darryl was born on December 2nd, 1968 in Garden Grove, California. He passed away on June 22nd, 2002.

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Marit Velle Kile is an important human. Marit was born on November 13th, 1978 in Ørsta. Marit is also known as Marit V. Kile, Marit V Kile, and Marit Kile.

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Mikey Kile is a famous individual. Mikey was born on February 6th, 1983 in Westlake, Louisiana.

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Sverre Kile is a noteworthy somebody. Sverre was born in 1953.

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How popular is the baby name Kile in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 5 0 5
1922 5 0 5
1927 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1958 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1961 6 0 6
1962 8 0 8
1963 6 0 6
1965 8 0 8
1966 8 0 8
1967 7 0 7
1968 10 0 10
1969 10 0 10
1970 5 0 5
1971 9 0 9
1972 17 0 17
1973 11 0 11
1974 11 0 11
1975 6 0 6
1976 10 0 10
1977 6 0 6
1978 6 0 6
1979 9 0 9
1980 16 0 16
1981 13 0 13
1982 18 0 18
1983 23 0 23
1984 27 0 27
1985 25 0 25
1986 25 0 25
1987 34 0 34
1988 28 0 28
1989 34 0 34
1990 33 0 33
1991 39 0 39
1992 26 0 26
1993 32 0 32
1994 37 0 37
1995 27 0 27
1996 42 0 42
1997 39 0 39
1998 30 0 30
1999 25 0 25
2000 40 0 40
2001 20 0 20
2002 40 0 40
2003 34 0 34
2004 19 0 19
2005 23 0 23
2006 17 0 17
2007 18 0 18
2008 15 0 15
2009 13 0 13
2010 12 0 12
2011 9 0 9
2012 9 0 9
2014 8 0 8
2015 5 0 5

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Popularity of Kile as a first name

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Popularity of Kile as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kile U.S.
  White 93.92% 64.26%
  African American 1.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kile

People with the last name Kile are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kile

  • How Popular is the name Kile? Kile is the 9,953rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kile was the 6,486th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kile have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,044 babies born with the first name Kile in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kile to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kile? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kile first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kile is Tuesday, June 29th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Kile born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kile was in 1996 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Kile Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kile is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Kile: Your name in reverse order is Elik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leki. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kile? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,234 people with the last name Kile.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kile? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kile as their last name.

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What does the name Kile mean?

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Iis for ignite, the fire in you!

Lis for love, your love of life!

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.