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The history of the ancestors of the Fayle family begins among the Pictish clans ancient Scotland. The name Fayle comes from the personal name Paul. The Gaelic form of the name is Mac Phàil.

Fayle Early Origins



The surname Fayle was first found in Inverness, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Fayle Spelling Variations


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Fayle Spelling Variations



Prior to the invention of the printing press in the last hundred years, documents were basically unique. Names were written according to sound, and often appeared differently each time they were recorded. Spelling variations of the name Fayle include MacPhail, MacPhial, MacPhiel, MacFail, MacFall, MacFaul, MacVail, MacPhale, MacPail, MacPhaul, MacFale, Phail, Fayle and many more.

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Fayle Early History


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Fayle Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fayle research. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1490 and 1533 are included under the topic Early Fayle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fayle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fayle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fayle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fayle In Ireland


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Fayle In Ireland



Some of the Fayle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Fayle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William D Fayle arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Condor" in 1851

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fayle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fayle (post 1700)



  • Miles R. Fayle, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Brewer, Maine, 1960-61

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Fayle Historic Events


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Fayle Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Robert Russell Fayle, "Taylor" British Assistant Saloon Steward from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Edward Fayle, English Able-Bodied Seaman from England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Fayle Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    10. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    11. ...

    The Fayle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fayle 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.

    This page was last modified on 20 January 2016 at 10:48.

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