Doyle Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Doyle Name Meaning: From the Gaelic surname 'O'Dubhghaill',meaning descendent of Dubhghall'. The name Dubhghall means "dark stranger" in Gaelic

A famous bearer was Sir 'Arthur Conan Doyle',of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Doyle Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Doyle family

Profession Census Frequency
Labourer 103
Independent 58
Female Servant 57
Weaver 32
Tailor 28
Shoe Maker 26
Soldier 20
Lab 18
Agricultural Labourer 11
Cotton Weaver 11
Hawker 11
Mariner 9
Male Servant 8
Pauper 8
Tailor Journeyman 8
Cotton Spinner 7
Winder 7
Ag Labourer 7
Plasterer 6
Private 6
Gardener 6
Porter 6
Dress Maker 5
Army 5
Bricklayer 5

Doyle Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Doyle 100% 41,180
2 Dayle 80% 1,263
3 Dyle 80% 241
4 Dyal 40% 175

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The surname Doyle is the most popular version of all its varients

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