Toye Family History
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Toye Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Toy 1. Irish: variant of Towey. (The English name is also present in Ireland.) French: variant spelling of Toy. French (Toyé): habitational name for someone from To(u)ya, a region in southwestern France (Bearn). As a French name, this is associated first with the Waldensians, a group of religious reformers founded by Valdensius of Lyon, France, in the 12th century, and second with the Huguenots.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press