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

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Surname Dictionary

Doyle Very numerous: all provinces, particularly Dublin and E Leinster. Ir. Ó Dubhghaill. meaning "dark foreigner". The chief sept was of Norse origin. See also MacDowell. IF.
Ó Dubhghaill rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See Doyle.
Ó Dubhghaill Doyle: an-líonmhar ins gach cúige - in oirthear Laighean ach go h-áirithe. Ceaptar gur de bhunadh Lochlannach iad. Tugadh "dubh-ghall" ar chuid des na Lochlannaigh sa 10 céad. Litriú nua: Ó Dúill. IF, SI & SGG.
O Dúill rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See Doyle.


  • Doyle in 1659.
  • Doyle births mapped 1864-1913
  • Doyle 1901 census map
  • Doyle 1911 census map
  • Doyle Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

Parishes where Doyle and a second surname are found together


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