A white shield with three long-necked beagles with their tongues hanging
out. The first known user of was Heer Ghijsbrecht van Tuyl (1345), the
earliest known ancestor of today's Van Tuyls.
The Van Tuyl name comes from the city of Tuil in the
Netherlands. Van is Dutch for "from" or from Tuil. Of course this
means that not everyone with the name Van Tuil is related. The name has
changed over the years and has a variety of spelling;
Van Tuil, Van Tuijl, Van Tyle, Van Tile, Vantuyl
Van Tuyl is the dominant spelling in use today.
Source: A Van Tuyl Chronicle 650 Years in the History of a Dutch -
by R.L. Van Tuyl & J.N.A. Groenendijk