Kyle Name Gender

Is Kyle a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 98.9% of babies named Kyle were boys.

In 2018, 98.3% of babies named Kyle were boys.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Kyle name meaning, which is Meaning narrow strait, Kyle is a Scottish name.
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Kyle Name Popularity

How popular is the name Kyle? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Kyle was the 221st most popular boys name, representing 0.12% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Kyle has been the 64th most popular boys name, representing 0.3193% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 786 8 0.0016%
1913 0 0%
1914 850 14 0.002%
1915 626 50 0.0055%
1916 791 27 0.0028%
1917 680 45 0.0045%
1918 705 44 0.0041%
1919 1,085 13 0.0012%
1920 714 47 0.0042%
1921 785 38 0.0033%
1922 698 52 0.0047%
1923 974 20 0.0018%
1924 668 59 0.0051%
1925 730 43 0.0038%
1926 666 54 0.0049%
1927 627 66 0.006%
1928 761 38 0.0036%
1929 655 52 0.005%
1930 653 54 0.0052%
1931 646 50 0.0051%
1932 656 48 0.0049%
1933 631 48 0.0052%
1934 634 52 0.0054%
1935 566 68 0.007%
1936 652 43 0.0045%
1937 565 69 0.007%
1938 685 41 0.004%
1939 601 56 0.0055%
1940 623 56 0.0053%
1941 552 77 0.0068%
1942 623 65 0.0051%
1943 590 75 0.0057%
1944 630 57 0.0046%
1945 678 45 0.0037%
1946 637 62 0.0042%
1947 576 99 0.0059%
1948 629 70 0.0044%
1949 570 96 0.006%
1950 432 193 0.012%
1951 368 308 0.0182%
1952 355 328 0.0188%
1953 360 330 0.0186%
1954 362 351 0.0192%
1955 360 361 0.0196%
1956 342 437 0.0231%
1957 238 1,012 0.0526%
1958 246 981 0.0519%
1959 236 1,131 0.0595%
1960 219 1,259 0.0664%
1961 231 1,145 0.0606%
1962 176 1,700 0.0926%
1963 178 1,620 0.0902%
1964 191 1,456 0.0827%
1965 210 1,148 0.0702%
1966 145 1,951 0.125%
1967 136 2,134 0.1406%
1968 148 1,938 0.1291%
1969 142 2,137 0.1387%
1970 120 2,763 0.1736%
1971 116 2,833 0.1885%
1972 114 2,466 0.1811%
1973 109 2,367 0.1826%
1974 97 2,598 0.1999%
1975 88 2,833 0.2205%
1976 80 3,309 0.2567%
1977 79 3,503 0.2599%
1978 63 4,518 0.336%
1979 56 5,449 0.3864%
1980 57 5,786 0.3957%
1981 52 6,577 0.4474%
1982 47 8,209 0.5493%
1983 34 12,370 0.8383%
1984 34 12,544 0.8432%
1985 27 16,514 1.088%
1986 23 19,308 1.2791%
1987 22 19,862 1.3016%
1988 21 19,889 1.2763%
1989 20 20,878 1.2938%
1990 18 22,700 1.3696%
1991 21 21,611 1.3259%
1992 22 20,708 1.2974%
1993 23 19,450 1.2476%
1994 24 18,394 1.1986%
1995 24 16,757 1.1119%
1996 25 15,599 1.0418%
1997 24 15,916 1.0761%
1998 24 15,274 1.0205%
1999 28 13,771 0.9196%
2000 37 11,969 0.7835%
2001 40 10,568 0.7014%
2002 40 10,062 0.6714%
2003 53 8,650 0.5686%
2004 55 7,821 0.5131%
2005 68 6,683 0.4371%
2006 81 6,148 0.3926%
2007 86 5,354 0.3393%
2008 97 4,702 0.3042%
2009 99 4,171 0.2791%
2010 107 3,559 0.247%
2011 121 3,248 0.228%
2012 127 2,959 0.2077%
2013 155 2,580 0.1812%
2014 178 2,372 0.1628%
2015 174 2,380 0.1636%
2016 199 2,008 0.1393%
2017 209 1,810 0.1297%
2018 221 1,649 0.12%

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Names Like Kyle

If you like Kyle, you’ll love these other names like Kyle.


What names are variants of Kyle?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Kyle.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kile

Narrow, straight

Gaelic

Kiley

Narrow, straight

Gaelic

Kye

Keeper of the keys; earth; narrow, straight

Welsh

#733 (0.0188%)  
Kylan

Narrow, straight

Gaelic

#538 (0.0344%)  
Kylar

Narrow, straight

Gaelic

#1,623 (0.0026%)  
Kylen

Narrow, straight

Gaelic

#902 (0.0123%)  
Kyler

Narrow strait

English

#301 (0.0809%)  
Kyrell

Narrow, straight

Gaelic


What names sound like Kyle?

If you like how Kyle sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Kyle.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cale

Irish

#2,676 (0.0004%)  
Cayle

English

Cole

Charcoal

English

#117 (0.2422%)  
Coyle

Leader in battle; follows the battle

Irish

Gale

Foreigner; cheerful, happy

Irish

Gayle

Foreigner; cheerful, happy

Irish

Kaile

English

Kale

Free man

German

Kaley

Gaelic

Kayley

Lean, slight

Irish

Kell

Spring

Scandinavian

Kelle

Slender

Gaelic


1 Comment

  1. We picked Kyle because his fathers name starts with a K and has four letters too. Kyle is a very popular name we really don’t dislike almost nothing about it but we do love that it is a common name. Kyle is going to be one years old soon. And loves to watch Sesame Street.


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