Kylie (name)

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Kylie
Pronunciation /ˈkаɪliː/
Gender Female
Origin
Region of origin Australian
Other names
Related names Kyly, Kyle, Kyla, Kylee, Kiley, Kayleigh, Kaylee, Kayla

In the Western Australian Aboriginal language Noongar, the settlers took the word Kiley/Kylie/Koilee to mean curved, returning stick or 'boomerang'.[1] Kyly, Kiley, and Kylee are variant spellings. [2] The name received much popularity from the success of Australian vocal artist Kylie Minogue.

People[edit]

  • Kylie Bax (born 1975), New Zealand fashion model
  • Kylie Gauci (born 1985), Australian wheelchair basketball player
  • Kylie Gillies (born 1967), Australian television presenter
  • Kylie InGold, (born 1962), Australian Artist of the Fairy Fantasy Genre
  • Kylie Ireland (born 1970), American actress best known for her work in pornographic films
  • Kylie Jenner (born 1997), Secondary reality TV personality
  • Kylie Kwong (born 1969), Australian television chef, author, television presenter and restaurateur
  • Kylie Leuluai (born 1978), New Zealand rugby league footballer
  • Kylie Maybury (1978-1984), Australian murder victim
  • Kylie Minogue (born 1968), Australian singer and actress
  • Kylie Morris, Australian newsreader in the UK
  • Kylie Padilla (born 1993) Filipino actress
  • Kylie Petrie (born 1991), Canadian trampolinist
  • Kylie Tennant (1912–1988), Australian novelist, playwright, writer, critic, biographer, and historian
  • Kylie Travis (born 1970), Australian actress
  • Kylie Tyndall (born 1992), US actress

Fictional characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris, Edward Ellis (1898). Austral English: a dictionary of Australasian words, phrases, and usages. MacMillan & Co. 
  2. ^ Ramson, W.M. (2004). Lexical Images: The Story of the Australian National Dictionary. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-551577-3.