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Kyle Surname Origin
(Locality). From a district of the same name in Ayrshire, Scotland. Gaelic, Coill, a wood. The river Coyle runs through the district, whence, perhaps, the name.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Kyle Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Kyle Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau