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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageIrish
PronouncedPron.BOIL
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Meaning & History

From Irish Ó Baoighill meaning "descendant of Baoigheall". The meaning of the given name Baoigheall is uncertain, but it is thought to be connected to Irish geall meaning "pledge".

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Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute