Lyle

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Lyle

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name.
    • 1850 Dinah Craik, Olive, Chapman and Hall, page 147:
      By this means she learnt their Christian names, Robert, and Lyle — the latter of which she admired very much, and thought it exactly suited the pretty, delicate younger brother.