Doyle: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Doyle

Doyle

Pronunciation: DOYL (key)

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Doyle is a clssic Irish surname but is not used as a first name in Ireland. It had been consistently used as a first name in the United States through 1981 and peaked in popularity in the 1930s. Though no longer on the list of the top 1000 names, it is a nice Irish sounding name and is a good choice if you are looking for something unique.

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Classic Irish surname, from an old Gaelic name meaning "dark stranger."

"Fortitudine vincit" - He conquers by fortitude

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Doyle Brunson - Famous American professional poker player
Doyle McManus - Washington columnist for LA Times
Doyle Bramhall - American singer-songwriter and drummer
Doyle Bramhall II - son of Doyle Bramhall, also a singer-songwriter; guitarist
Doyle Lawson - American bluegrass and gospel musician
Doyle Dykes - American country acoustic guitarist
Doyle Alexander - Former pitcher for Major League Baseball

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Doyle Gibson (Changing Lanes)
Doyle McMaster (Gilmore Girls)
Doyle (one of the main characters in the Merry Gentry fantasy series)

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