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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, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Condor" in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONDOR 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Condor.htm

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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

RMS Lusitania


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Fayle Family Crest Products


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Fayle Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONDOR 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Condor.htm

Other References

  1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  2. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  6. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  7. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
  10. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
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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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