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Kyle Family History

Kyle Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: regional name from a district in Ayrshire called Kyle, named for the British chieftains who ruled it in the 5th century, the Coel Hen.Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous Scottish places named Kyle from Gaelic caol ‘narrow’, also caolas ‘narrows’, ‘strait’. Compare Kyles.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

638,277 Historical Documents with Kyle on Ancestry.ca
167,045 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,313 Military Records
13,756 Immigration Records
116,453 Census and Voter Lists
320,710 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kyle Families

  • Number of Kyle families
     89 - 176
     30 - 88
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kyle families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1851 Canada Census Data

Kyle census records

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Kyle Family Origin

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Kyle Immigration Information (CA)

from the Canadian Passenger Lists

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Kyle Family Occupations

from 1881 CA Census Data

Kyle census records

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Military Service by Kyle

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