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Boyle Family History

Boyle Name Meaning
Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoithghill ‘descendant of Baoithgheall’, a personal name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from baoth ‘rash’ + geall ‘pledge’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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429,803 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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81,123 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Boyle Families

  • Number of Boyle families
     801 - 1,600
     268 - 800
     1 - 267
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Boyle families
     640 - 1,277
     214 - 639
     1 - 213
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Boyle families
     1,112 - 2,221
     371 - 1,111
     1 - 370
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Boyle census records

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Boyle Family Origin

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Boyle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Boyle

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Boyle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Boyle census records

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Boyle Civil War Service Records

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