Dooley Catholic baptisms in Ireland

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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.

Parishes where Dooley and a second surname are both baptised.


RC parishes and households

This list shows total Dooley Roman Catholic baptisms by county and parish.
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Variants and totals

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