Lyle Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Lyle:
Transferred use of the English surname which evolved from the French De L'Isle (dweller on the isle).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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There was a girl at school named Lyle. I thought that was sorta weird. But girls get named Kyle, too . . .
My grandmother's name was Lila, which I think is very pretty. People sometimes called her Lyle for short. Lila is a lovely name, but Lyle is a little too masculine, just my opinion.
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Lyle Lettau O'Donohoe, Canadian actor
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Lyle Bennet, brother of main character on "Heroes"