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Boyle Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoithghill ‘descendant of Baoithgheall’, a personal name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from baoth ‘rash’ + geall ‘pledge’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Doyle, Boyce, Hoyle, Bogle, Bole, Boye, Boyne, Bolle, Boyke, Moyles

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Boyle Family Origin

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Boyle Family Occupations

What did your Boyle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Boyle. 38% of Boyle men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Boyle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boyle were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Income
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Boyle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 394,000 census records available for the last name Boyle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boyle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 88,000 immigration records available for the last name Boyle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 73,000 military records available for the last name Boyle. For the veterans among your Boyle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boyle Life Expectancy

What is the average Boyle lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Boyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boyle in 1942 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boyle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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