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Doolin Name Meaning

Ó Dubhshláin ‘descendant of Dubhshlán’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + slán ‘challenge’. Ó Dubhlainn ‘descendant of Dubhfhlann’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + flann ‘blood-colored’, ‘red’. Ó Dúnlaing, a North Leinster name meaning ‘descendant of Dúnlang’.

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


Similar surnames: Dobrin, Olin, Joslin, Polin, Drouin, Dulin, Dolin, Solin, Dolen

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Doolin Family Origin

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Doolin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Servant

    31%
  • Farmer Son

    13%
  • Plate Layer

    13%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doolin. The most common Doolin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Doolin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Doolin family was Plate Layer.

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