Doyle Name Meaning

Irish: reduced 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.

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


Similar surnames: Hoyle, Dole, Boyle, Dooley, Doyne, Boyce, Dowie, Coyle, Toole, Dome

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Doyle Family Origin

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Doyle Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doyle. The most common Doyle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Doyle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doyle family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Doyle Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Doyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Doyle in 1940 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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