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Dowly households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Dowly households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Cork 1 Kildare 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Dooley 659
Dooly 269
Dowley 13
Dowly 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Dubhlaoich
Doweley


SECOND SURNAME


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