Other Forms FormsQuille, Cuill, Coll, Coill,
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Meaning & History
Quill or Quille is an anglicised version of the Irish surnames Ó Cuill, Coll, Coill, and O'coill (Ó Coill), all of which mean wood, forest or shrub Hazel Tree. The Coill clan are believed to be a bardic family from Munster, particularly Kerry and Cork. The Irish surname has also been Anglicised as Woods.