Lyle


Lyle households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Lyall fairly numerous: E Ulster, Derry, Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Laoighill (SGG), however the name is generally of Scottish origin (17 cent) and was spelled de Lisle in 13 cent, so it was clearly Norman then. MacLysaght says that it occurred amongst the Huguenots who settled in Belfast in 18 cent. Lyall is also an English diminutive of Lyon. SI & SS.
Ó Laoighill Lyle? Fíor-annamh, má's beo dóibh, in aon chor. SGG & SI.


Parishes where Lyle and a second surname are found together

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