First name origins & meanings:
- French: From the island
- Old English: Carl's island
- Old French: Island
First name variations: Lile, Lisle, Lyell, Lysle, Carlisle, Carl, Lisle, Carley, Carlile, Carlyle
Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish and English (of Norman origin): topographic name for
someone who lived on an island, Old French, Middle English isle
- Scottish, English (of Norman origin) and
French: habitational name for someone from the French city of Lille,
or from various localities called Lisle, in Dordogne, Loir-et-Cher,
Meuse, and Tarn, all of which derive their names from Old French
isle (see 1).
- Scottish: variant of Lyall.
Comments for Lyle