Doyle Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhghaill ‘descendant of Dubhghall’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + gall ‘stranger’. This was used as a byname for Scandinavians, in particular to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians. Compare McDougall, McDowell.

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


Similar surnames: Hoyle, Dole, Boyle, Dooley, Doyne, Boyce, Dowie, Coyle, Toole, Dome

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Doyle Family Origin

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Doyle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doyle. A less common occupation for the Doyle family was Laborer. The most common Doyle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Doyle's were Farmers.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Doyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Doyle in 1940 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doyle

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