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Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAHR-liel
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Meaning & History

Originally called by the Romans Luguvalium meaning "stronghold of LUGUS". Later the Brythonic element ker "fort" was appended to the name of the city. This is the name of a city in Cumbria in northern England.
Given Name DescendantsCarlyle, Carlisle(English)
Surname DescendantsCarlisle, Carlyle(English)
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