Name LYE

Between 1980 and 2022 there were 3 births of Lye in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Lye per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

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En Français Prénom Lye   
In Italiano Nome Lye   

Information about the first name Lye

The first name Lye is listed in our categories :The first name Lye has been assigned to:
33.33% to boys
66.67% to girls
The country where the first name Lye is the most common is:
CL Chili
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 3 letters including 2 vowels and 1 consonant

Anagrams of the first name Lye

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Lye : Ely, Elÿ, Ély, Ley, Yel

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Origin and meaning of name Lye

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English leye, lye, from Old English lēah, lēag (“lye”), from Proto-West Germanic *laugu, from Proto-Germanic *laugō, from Proto-Indo-European *lewh₃- (“to wash”). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Loge, Looie (“lye”), Dutch loog (“lye”), German Low German Loge, Loje, Loog (“lye”), German Lauge (“lye”).
Etymology src :
  • Variant of lie (“to rest horizontally”) now used in a specialised sense; compare sett.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lye (countable and uncountable, plural lyes)
  • An alkaline liquid made by leaching ashes (usually wood ashes).
  • Potassium or sodium hydroxide (caustic soda).
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lye (third-person singular simple present lyes, present participle lyeing or lying, simple past and past participle lyed)
  • To treat with lye.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lye (plural lyes)
  • Obsolete spelling of lie
  • (UK, rail transport) A short side line, connected with the main line; a turn-out; a siding.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lye (third-person singular simple present lyes, present participle lying, simple past lay, past participle lain or layn)
  • Obsolete spelling of lie.
Anagrams src :
  • Ely, Ley, ley, yel
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /laɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • Homophones: lie, lai, Leigh (some placenames)
Proper noun src :
  • Lye
  • (with the) A suburban area in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, West Midlands, England (OS grid ref SO9284).
  • (rare) A diminutive of the female given name Lyanna.
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse Lýgi n, possibly from Proto-Germanic *liugiją, related to *leugō.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse hlýja, from the adjective hlýr.
Etymology src :
  • See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • lya (a infinitive)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lye (present tense lyer, past tense lydde, past participle lytt/lydd, passive infinitive lyast, present participle lyande, imperative ly)
  • to warm up, give off warmth
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lye (present tense lyar or lyer, past tense lya or lydde, past participle lya or lydd, present participle lyande)
  • Eye dialect spelling of lyde.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lye
  • inflection of ly:
  • definite singular
  • plural
Alternative forms src :
  • Lyghe, Lyghie (14th and 15th century)
Anagrams src :
  • Lye, yle
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /²lyːə/
Proper noun src :
  • Lye n
  • A farm and village in Time, Jæren district, Rogaland, Norway
  • Ellipsis of Lyefjell.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Lyefjell
  • Lyevegen
  • Lyevollen

Popularity of the name Lye

Number of LYE births per year

Total births of Lye by country

Births with the first name Lye
2010 - 2021
1980 - 2022

Comments on the name Lye

Personalities with the first name Lye

There is 0 personality with the first name Lye

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Lye

There are 1 actor and actress with the first name Lye
Lye Him Yew

Rankings of first name LYE by country

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Names that are phonetically close to Lye
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