Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Irish

Meaning & History

From the Irish Ó Dubhghaill, which means "descendant of Dubhghall". A famous bearer was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), the author of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMac Dhubhghaill, MacDougall(Scottish)
Given Name DescendantDoyle(Irish)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019