Last name: MOYLE

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MOYLE : This last name is indexed 47,696 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MOYLE : 1: Cornish: probably a nickname from Middle Cornish mōl ‘bald’ though its development to Moyl(e) is irregular.2: Welsh: nickname from moel ‘bare bald’ equivalent to Middle Cornish mōl (see 1 above).3: English: variant of Mule or Moule.4: English (of Norman origin): perhaps a shortened form of Moyles or Moles. Some confusion between any of these four names is more than likely in areas where the names overlapped geographically.

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