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Lyle

First Name
58k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
13k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lyle

"Lyle" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the Island". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Middle English and Old French (del) isle (“island”). In some cases from the place names Lisle and Lille in France.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Lyle

Lyle and Erik Menendez is a criminal.

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Lyle Lovett is a texas country music, americana (music), outlaw country, bluegrass music, western swing, country folk, country pop, and country rock musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1980. Lyle was given the name Lyle Pearce Lovett on November 1st, 1957.

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Lyle Alzado was a football player for the Denver Broncos, Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, and 1990 NFL season. His most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to 1985. Lyle was born on April 3rd, 1949 in Brooklyn. He breathed his last breath on May 14th, 1992.

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Lyle Waggoner is an actor and sculptor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to 2005. Lyle was given the name Lyle Wesley Waggoner on April 13th, 1935 in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.

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Lyle was born in 1966. He left this life on September 16th, 2001.

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He was most active from 1931 to 1931. Lyle was given the name Lisle Henderson on February 8th, 1902 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. He passed away on March 2nd, 1996.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lyle

Ronald Lyle was a boxer. Ronald was born on February 12th, 1941 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. He left this life on November 26th, 2011.

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Sandy Lyle is a golf player.

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Sparky Lyle is a baseball player. Sparky was born on July 22nd, 1944 in DuBois, Pennsylvania.

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Jarrod was born on August 21st, 1981 in Australia.

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Pablo Lyle is an actor. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Pablo was given the name Pablo Daniel Lyle López on November 18th, 1986 in Mazatlán.

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Ethel was born on February 10th, 1887 in St. Louis. She passed away on November 28th, 1950.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 6 0 6
1882 12 0 12
1883 7 0 7
1884 12 0 12
1885 13 0 13
1886 12 0 12
1887 17 0 17
1888 29 7 22
1889 18 0 18
1890 27 5 22
1891 31 0 31
1892 34 5 29
1893 36 7 29
1894 56 8 48
1895 40 0 40
1896 45 10 35
1897 49 10 39
1898 65 9 56
1899 42 0 42
1900 55 6 49
1901 65 5 60
1902 55 7 48
1903 66 0 66
1904 74 0 74
1905 71 10 61
1906 98 5 93
1907 84 8 76
1908 82 7 75
1909 72 0 72
1910 125 8 117
1911 140 12 128
1912 340 15 325
1913 358 16 342
1914 522 27 495
1915 736 17 719
1916 821 16 805
1917 882 27 855
1918 1,010 17 993
1919 901 24 877
1920 996 29 967
1921 1,039 32 1,007
1922 1,071 16 1,055
1923 1,031 20 1,011
1924 1,023 23 1,000
1925 1,034 22 1,012
1926 1,073 22 1,051
1927 1,072 17 1,055
1928 1,016 16 1,000
1929 1,020 14 1,006
1930 966 19 947
1931 963 21 942
1932 985 16 969
1933 925 9 916
1934 953 15 938
1935 943 9 934
1936 924 14 910
1937 887 12 875
1938 795 6 789
1939 842 9 833
1940 875 10 865
1941 951 12 939
1942 900 9 891
1943 899 16 883
1944 824 12 812
1945 774 8 766
1946 870 11 859
1947 912 8 904
1948 877 13 864
1949 842 7 835
1950 842 15 827
1951 830 15 815
1952 914 17 897
1953 907 16 891
1954 900 11 889
1955 830 8 822
1956 808 15 793
1957 843 8 835
1958 778 9 769
1959 770 7 763
1960 740 7 733
1961 667 9 658
1962 654 10 644
1963 574 0 574
1964 522 7 515
1965 456 0 456
1966 435 0 435
1967 377 0 377
1968 435 0 435
1969 440 6 434
1970 475 9 466
1971 400 5 395
1972 320 6 314
1973 287 0 287
1974 271 0 271
1975 246 0 246
1976 222 0 222
1977 279 0 279
1978 240 6 234
1979 251 5 246
1980 268 0 268
1981 246 0 246
1982 231 6 225
1983 247 0 247
1984 255 0 255
1985 246 0 246
1986 297 0 297
1987 253 0 253
1988 248 0 248
1989 252 0 252
1990 257 0 257
1991 178 0 178
1992 189 0 189
1993 159 0 159
1994 149 0 149
1995 143 0 143
1996 118 0 118
1997 122 0 122
1998 97 0 97
1999 100 7 93
2000 101 0 101
2001 100 0 100
2002 107 0 107
2003 117 0 117
2004 79 0 79
2005 88 5 83
2006 104 0 104
2007 87 0 87
2008 78 0 78
2009 86 0 86
2010 101 0 101
2011 137 0 137
2012 132 0 132
2013 178 10 168
2014 182 10 172
2015 183 0 183
2016 213 6 207

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Popularity of Lyle as a first name

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Popularity of Lyle as a last name

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Common last names for Lyle

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Nelson
  • Clark
  • Peterson
  • Thomas
  • Baker
  • Young

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lyle U.S.
  White 82.29% 64.26%
  African American 11.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lyle

People with the last name Lyle are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lyle

  • How Popular is the name Lyle? Lyle is the 894th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lyle was the 2,731st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lyle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 58,238 babies born with the first name Lyle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lyle to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lyle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Lyle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lyle is Saturday, January 4th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Lyle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lyle was in 1922 with a total of 1,055 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lyle!
  • Random Lyle Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lyle ranks 86th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 17 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Lyle: Your name in reverse order is Elyl. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elyl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lyle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,192 people with the last name Lyle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lyle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Lyle as their last name.

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