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Gender: Male Meaning of Doyle: "black stranger" Origin of Doyle: Irish

The name Doyle is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "black stranger". Doyle and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Dark and discussed in our forums with posts like "Irish generation CAF".

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Dark horse Irish surname.

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Famous People Named Doyle

Doyle Brunson, American poker player
Doyle Alexander, American baseball pitcher
Doyle Bramhall I and II, American musicians
Doyle Lawson, American bluegrass musician
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (born Paul Caiafa), guitarist of American band The Misfits
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, British writer
Kevin Doyle, English actor

Pop Culture References for the name Doyle

Doyle McMaster, character on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
(Allen Francis) Doyle, character on TV's "Angel"
Gemma Doyle, main character in the trilogy by Libba Bray
Olive Daphne Doyle, character on TV's "A.N.T Farm"


RoddyThlayli Says:


When I was still watching Angel, I completely loved this name. I've gotten over it, but it is still one of my most favorite names of all time.