When John Ralph Quayle was born on 28 September 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Quayle, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Jane Partington, was 21. He died on 15 January 1868, in his hometown, at the age of 5, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
English: from Middle English, Old French quaille ‘quail’, a bird noted for both its supposed amorous disposition and its timidity.
Manx: shortened form of Gaelic Mac Fhail ‘son of Paul’. Compare Fayle and McPhail .