Doyle
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
DOYL
Meaning
The dark stranger
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Doyle is derived from the Gaelic given name “Dubhgall”. The name Dubhgall itself was composed of two words - “dubh” which means “dark” and “gall” which means "stranger". It is believed that the name was given to Celts or Norsemen (who were much darker than the locals) who settled in Ireland in pre-Norman times.

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