Dooley births between 1864 and 1913

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Surname Dictionary

Dooley numerous: all areas; particularly Midlands, Kilkenny-Tipperary, Galway. Ir. Ó Dubhlaoich (dark warrior). Woulfe mentions three families in Meath, W Meath and Galway. The Meath grouping later settled in Laois. IF.
Dowley Quite numerous Waterford etc. Ir. Ó Dubhlaoich, variant of Dooley, q.v.
Ó Dubhlaoich Dooley, Dowley: líonmhar tríd an dtír: go sonrach sa Lár, Cill Chainnigh, Tiobraid Árann, Gaillimh. Ainmníonn de Bhulbh trí chlann - dhá cheann i Lár na Tíre agus ceann i nGaillimh. Brí: dubh + laoch. IF.

Districts where Dooley and a second surname are found together


Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Dooley: 3034
  • Dooly: 862
  • Dowley: 123
  • Dowly: 8
  • Duly: 13
  • Douley: 8
  • Doolee: 2

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