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The Moyles name is derived from the Cornish word "moyl," meaning "bald," as such, it may have evolved from a nickname.

Moyles Early Origins



The surname Moyles was first found in Cornwall where the surname is "not from mule, as the family appear to have imagined when they assumed the arms, 'Gules, a moyle or mule passant argent;' but from a place in or contiguous to the parish of St. Minovor. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Moyles Spelling Variations


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Moyles Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moyle, Moil, Moile, Moyles, Muyle and others.

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Moyles Early History


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Moyles Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moyles research. Another 419 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1079, 1142, 1149, 1162, 1535, 1200, 1290, 1465, 1542, 1660, 1664, 1480, 1592, 1661, 1500, 1560, 1541, 1544, 1604, 1592, 1661, 1627, 1701, 1654, 1656, 1671, 1672 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Moyles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Moyles Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Moyles Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir Walter Moyle (d. 1480), Justice of the Common pleas; John Moyle (1592?-1661), High Sheriff of Cornwall, friend of Sir John Eliot and supporter of the Parliamentarian cause in the Long Parliament; Sir Thomas Moyle (born before 1500-1560), commissioner for Henry VIII in...

Another 82 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moyles Notables 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:

Moyles Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Nicholas Moyles, who landed in Virginia in 1658

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Contemporary Notables of the name Moyles (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Moyles (post 1700)



  • Thomas M. Moyles, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Luzerne County, 1891-94

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Moyles Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
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The Moyles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moyles 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 October 2015 at 15:03.

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