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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

633,670 Historical Documents with Kyle on Ancestry.com
165,515 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,205 Military Records
13,756 Immigration Records
116,339 Census and Voter Lists
317,855 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kyle Families

  • Number of Kyle families
     128 - 254
     43 - 127
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kyle families
     89 - 176
     30 - 88
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kyle families
     277 - 552
     93 - 276
     1 - 92
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kyle Family Origin

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Kyle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kyle

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Kyle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kyle census records

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Kyle Civil War Service Records

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