Boyle


    Maps

  • Boyle in 1659.

  • Boyle births mapped 1864-1913

  • Boyle 1901 census map

  • Boyle 1911 census map

  • Boyle Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 5
  • Full surname history
  • Websites

    Boyle
    Co. Clare

    Boyle
    Belfast, South Carolina

    Boyle


    Boyle
    Co. Tyrone



Parishes where Boyle and a second surname are found together

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Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:105Armagh:122Belfast city:48Carlow:6
Cavan:47Clare:17Cork:32Cork city:1
Derry:129Donegal:889Down:60Dublin:17
Dublin city:15Fermanagh:33Galway:86Kerry:46
Kildare:7Kilkenny:32Laois:10Leitrim:35
Limerick:38Limerick city:5Longford:9Louth:150
Mayo:114Meath:51Monaghan:89Offaly:13
Roscommon:18Sligo:54Tipperary:46Tyrone:125
Waterford:11Westmeath:10Wexford:18Wicklow:3

Surname Dictionary

Boyle Very numerous: widespread, especially Ulster, Midlands, Connacht. Ir. Ó Baoighill (Baoill), the derivation is thought to relate to O Ir. baigell meaning having good pledges. This was a major sept of W Ulster. There is also the Anglo-Irish family of Boyle to which the scientist Robert Boyle belonged. Ir. now usually Ó Baoill. IF & SGG.
Ó Baoighill O'Boyle, Boyle: Luaitear "baoith-gheall" mar mhíniú - ní fios. Ba chlann mhór de Chinéal Conaill iad. Leathadar ar fud na tíre sa 16 céad. An-líonmhar anois in Ulaidh, Connacht agus Lár na Tíre. Bhí siad gaolmhar le Ó Domhnaill & Ó Dochartaigh. Litriú nua: Ó Baoill. IF.
O Baoill rare: Ir.Lang. See O'Boyle.
O'Boyle numerous: all areas, in particular Antrim and Ulster generally, Mayo-Roscommon-Galway. Ir. Ó Baoighill, perhaps baoth + geall, vain pledge. A major sept of Donegal. See also Boyle. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Boyle: 2491
O'Boyle: 138

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Baoighill
Boil
Boile
Boille
Boyel
Boyl
de Boyville
O Baoighil
O Baoighill
O Baoighill
O Baoill
O'Baoighill
O'Boil
O'Boile


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