Australian Aboriginal, K names, Nature, Scottish, Word names


Kylie is a female given name. I’ve seen it listed as coming from an Australian Aboriginal word meaning “boomerang”; it could also be a variant form of Kyla, the feminine form of Kyle, which comes from a Scottish surname likely derived from Scottish Gaelic caol meaning “narrows”, “strait”, “channel”. It may also be derived from Scottish Gaelic coille meaning “wood, forest”.

Origin: Australian Aboriginal, Scottish Gaelic



  • Kylee (English)
  • Kyleigh (English)
  • Kiley (English)
  • Kilie (English)


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