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Origins of the O'Boyle surname

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We have a total number of 6062 records for people with the last name O'Boyle.

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Where do most O'Boyles live?

In 1921, most O'Boyles lived in London.


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Interesting facts about O'Boyles

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We have 1,680 records for the O'Boyle surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were O'Boyles most likely to marry?

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What are the most common O'Boyle first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for O'Boyles

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for O'Boyles in 1921
Hawker

11

Dressmaker

7

Domestic Servant

5

Attending School

4

Cotton Weaver

4

Common Male occupations for O'Boyles in 1921
General Labourer

20

Coal Miner

17

Dock Labourer

13

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

8

Agricultural Labourer

7

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