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We don't have any stats on how common this name is. This is probably because it's very rare in the UK.

Region of origin

British Isles

Country of origin

England

Language of origin

English

Religion of origin

Christian

Classification

English


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Oiler
Oilar
Oler
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Olier
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Oeler
Oyller
Oylir
Oylear
Oylar
Oylor
Oilier
Oiller
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Oyleair
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Olyer
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Olyler
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The Oyler surname in historical dictionaries

A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames (1901)

This surname is derived from an occupation. 'the oiler', i.e. an oilman. Farmore likely to be a form of Oliver, q.v.

Roberte Deane, oyiman, 1642: Reg. St. Mary Aldermary, London.

Bardsley, Charles Wareing Endell (1901) A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames, with special American instances. London, New York: H. Frowde. Public Domain

Patronymica Britannica (1860)

I suppose a dealer in oil, and other articles of the same sort-what is now called an oil-man.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

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