Given Name KYLIE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KIE-lee  [details]

Meaning & History

This name arose in Australia, where it is said to mean "boomerang" in an Australian Aboriginal language. It is more likely a feminine form of KYLE, and it is in this capacity that it began to be used in America in the 1970s. A famous bearer is the Australian singer Kylie Minogue (1968-).
VARIANTS: Kiley, Kylee, Kyleigh, Kilie


Australia, dancers, feminine forms, Hamtaro characters, Keeping Up Appearances characters, musicians, pop music, singers, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 2, 2008