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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

What did your Dooley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dooley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Dooley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dooley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dooley.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Dooley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dooley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dooley Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Dooley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dooley in 1943 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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