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What do you think of the name Lyle

  • Like it

    Votes: 25 32.9%
  • Don't like it

    Votes: 36 47.4%
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    Votes: 15 19.7%
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I am having a hard time choosing a boy's name this time. I like old fashioned names that are not super common but not out there either. I been really digging Lyle recently and I am considering this name. I wanted to see if it had a strong negative reaction.
 

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I think it's a fine name, but so do a lot of other people. Its popularity is growing, so your son may not be the only Lyle in his circle.
 

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Only connection I can think of is to Lyle Lovett and thats not a bad connection at all.<br><br>
Its a nice name, very classic but not trendy.
 

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I have a strongly negative visceral reaction to the name Lyle. I don't know why.<br><br>
I like Kyle just fine... but Lyle strikes me as a smarmy middle-aged man. I'm showing my age, but when I hear Lyle I think of Lyle Waggoner... a smarmy, middle-aged man. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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I was just thinking about the name Lyle last night! Love it!
 

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I dig it!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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I like it. It was the name of my great-grandfather.
 

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I love it <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> It reminds me of a book that I read when I was little: Lyle, Lyle Crocodile <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I'm not crazy about it, but I'm also not American. I think that makes a difference.
 
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