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Dooley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhlaoich ‘descendant of Dubhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ (see Duff) + laoch ‘champion’, ‘hero’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cooley, Doyle, Gooley, Dudley, Downey, Tooley, Toomey, Looney, Donley

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Dooley Family Origin

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Dooley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Tailor

    2%

In 1881, the most common Dooley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Dooley's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dooley. A less common occupation for the Dooley family was Tailor.

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Dooley Historical Records

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Dooley Life Expectancy

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