Kylie is a fun and modern baby name of Gaelic origin. It has been popular in English speaking countries for nearly 40 years but still manages to have a youthful feeling.

Meaning of the name Kylie:

Irish & Scottish: straight or channel (as in the body of water), graceful and beautiful

Origin of the name Kylie:

The baby name Kylie comes from the Irish surname O’Kiely which is in turn derived from the Gaelic surname O’Cadhla.

Symbolism of the name Kylie:

Free flowing water is symbolic of creativity, healing, freedom, and strong emotions.

Baby name Kylie

Style of the name Kylie:


Gender of the name Kylie:

Female. Kylie is sometimes used as the feminine form of the boy’s name Kyle.

Pronunciation of the name Kylie:


Number of syllables in the name Kylie:


Emotion evoked from the name Kylie:

Kylie evokes youthful, creative, and energetic emotions.

Alternative spellings for the name Kylie:

Kiley, Kylee, Kyleigh, Kilie, Kiely

Nicknames for the name Kylie:

Popularity of the name Kylie:

According to the Social Security Administration, the baby name Kylie has been moderately popular since 1978. Kylie reached peak popularity between 2002 and 2015.

Related names for the name Kylie:

Great middle names for Kylie and their meanings:

  • Danielle (God is my judge)
  • Neve (brght)
  • Jane (God is gracious)
  • Reese (enthusiasm)
  • Harper (person who plays a harp)
  • Abigail (my father is joy)
  • Jade (green precious stone)
  • Quinn (descendant of the leader)

Famous people with the name Kylie:

  • Kylie Minogue (Australian singer)
  • Kylie Jenner (American reality TV star)
  • Kylie Tennant (Australian novelist)
  • Kylie Babbington (British actress)
  • Kylie Rogers (American actress)
  • Kylie Shea (American ballerina)
  • Kylie Rae (American wrestler)

Kylies in popular culture:

  • Kylie Griffins (character in the Ghostbusters film series)
  • Kylie Smiley (character on the television show “6teen”)
  • Kylie Mole (character on the television show “Comedy Company”)
  • Kylie Galen (character in the Shadow Falls literature series by C.C. Hunter)