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

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Kyle Family Origin

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Kyle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • School

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Clerk

    3%

In 1881, the most common Kyle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Kyle's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kyle. A less common occupation for the Kyle family was Clerk.

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Kyle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Kyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kyle in 1942 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kyle

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