Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkɑː.laɪl/(British English) /ˈkɑɹ.laɪl/(American English)  [key·simplify]

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.

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsCarlyle, Carlisle(English)
Surname DescendantsCarlisle, Carlyle(English)
Entry updated April 23, 2024