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De boyville History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The De boyville surname in Scotland is of Norman origin, thought to have derived from one of the place names such as Boyville, Boeville, and Beauville.

Early Origins of the De boyville family


The surname De boyville 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.

Early History of the De boyville family


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De boyville Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Boyle, Boyles, de Boyville and others.

Early Notables of the De boyville family (pre 1700)


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...
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Migration of the De boyville family to Ireland


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Migration of the De boyville family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Luke Boyle, who arrived in Virginia in 1636; James Boyle, who arrived in Barbados in 1679; Alexander Boyle, who settled in New York in 1691; Alex Boyle, who settled in Virginia in 1716.

The De boyville Motto


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


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