ⓘ Boal (surname)

                                     

ⓘ Boal (surname)

The Boal surname is a variant of Bowell and Boyle. It is common in people of English, Welsh, and Irish descent. In Ireland it is a variant of Boyle while in northern Ireland it developed from the name Bowell.

Famous people with the surname include:

  • Robert Boal 1806–1903, American politician and physician.
  • Carmine Boal born 1956, American politician.
  • Don Boal 1907–1953, Canadian rower.
  • Peter Boal born 1965, American balletmaster and former New York City Ballet principal.
  • Augusto Boal 1931-2009, Brazilian theater director.
  • William Boal died 1970, imprisoned for association with Mail Train robbery in 1963.
  • Iain Boal, Irish social historian.
  • Mark Boal born 1973, American journalist, screenwriter and film producer.
  • Walter Boal born c. 1879, All-American football player and hammer thrower.
  • Desmond Boal born 1929, Northern Ireland politician and barrister.
  • Theodore Davis Boal 1867–1938, American army veteran Colonel and architect.