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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish
The Boyles surname in Scotland is of Norman origin, thought to have derived from one of the place names such as Boyville, Boeville, and Beauville.
The surname Boyles was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where the de Boyvilles are said to have settled in Kelburn by 1140. The first record found of the name in Scotland is of a David de Boivil witnessing a charter as early as 1164.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Boyle, Boyles, de Boyville and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boyles research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1280, 1291, 1296, 1488, 1699, 1703, 1745, 1747, 1566, 1643, 1607, 1667, 1639, 1694, 1772, 1853, 1621, 1679, 1627, 1691, 1566, 1643, 1588, 1620, 1629, 1627 and 1691 are included under the topic Early Boyles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable among the family at this time was Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, (1566-1643), an English settler in Ireland; The Lady Alice Boyle, Countess of Barrymore, (1607-1667) was the eldest daughter and second child of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork; Charles Boyle, 3rd Viscount Dungarvan (c.1639-1694), a British peer...
Another 61 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boyles Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Boyles family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 311 words (22 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Boyles Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Boyles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Boyles Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Dominus provedebit
Motto Translation: God will provide
The Boyles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boyles Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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