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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Servant

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boyle family was Laborer. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyle. The most common Boyle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Boyle's were Farmers.

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Boyle Historical Records

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Boyle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyle

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