Koyle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Irish name Koyle was originally written in a Gaelic form as Mac Giolla Chomhgaill, denoting a devotee of St. Comgal.

Early Origins of the Koyle family

The surname Koyle was first found in Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Koyle family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koyle research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1641 is included under the topic Early Koyle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Koyle Spelling Variations

Irish names were rarely spelled consistently in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations of the name Koyle dating from that time include Coyle, Coyl, Coyles, M'Illhoyle, Coile, Coil, M'Coyle, O'Coyle, Coiles, Coyls, Coils, Koyle, Koyles, Koyl, Koill, Koiles, Coylle, Coylles and many more.

Early Notables of the Koyle family (pre 1700)

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Koyle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Koyle migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Koyle Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. William Koyle, (b. 1815), aged 25, Irish weaver who was convicted in Dublin, Ireland for 14 years for mutiny, transported aboard the "British Sovereign" on 16th December 1840, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land), he died in 1874 [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 30th October 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/british-sovereign


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