Last name: DOYLE

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DOYLE : This last name is indexed 338,474 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DOYLE : Irish: shortened 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.

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