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O'Boyle households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

O'Boyle households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Antrim 32 Leitrim 6
Mayo 92 Roscommon 1
Sligo 7    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Boyle: Very numerous: widespread, especially Ulster, Midlands, Connacht. Ir. Ó Baoighill (Baoill), the derivation is thought to relate to O Ir. baigell meaning having good pledges. This was a major sept of W Ulster. There is also the Anglo-Irish family of Boyle to which the scientist Robert Boyle belonged. Ir. now usually Ó Baoill. IF & SGG.
O'Boyle: numerous: all areas, in particular Antrim and Ulster generally, Mayo-Roscommon-Galway. Ir. Ó Baoighill, perhaps baoth + geall, vain pledge. A major sept of Donegal. See also Boyle. IF.
Ó Baoighill: O'Boyle, Boyle: Luaitear "baoith-gheall" mar mhíniú - ní fios. Ba chlann mhór de Chinéal Conaill iad. Leathadar ar fud na tíre sa 16 céad. An-líonmhar anois in Ulaidh, Connacht agus Lár na Tíre. Bhí siad gaolmhar le Ó Domhnaill & Ó Dochartaigh. Litriú nua: Ó Baoill. IF.
Ó Baoill: rare: Ir.Lang. See O'Boyle.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Boyle 2491
O'Boyle 138


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Báoighill
Ó Baoighill
Baoighill
Boil
Boile
Boille
Boyel
O'Baoighill
de Boyville
Ó Baoighil
Ó Baoill


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