[ 2 syll. car-ly-le, ca-rl-yle ] The baby boy name Carlyle is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is KAARLAYL †. Carlyle is an English name of Breton origin. Carlyle is a variant of the name Carlisle (English).
Carlyle is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1918, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Carlyle. Its ranking then was #566. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is now of sporadic use. Out of all boy names in its group, Carlyle was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018. Carlyle has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Carlyle include Carlisle, Caarlo, Carel, Carley, Carlie, Carlo, Carloe, Carlow, Carlowe, Carly, Carol, Caroll, Carrol, Carroll, Caryl, Cathal, Cockril, Corlee, Corley, and Corli.
† Pronunciation for Carlyle: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"