Ulster and bearers of the name Donlea were for the most part located in the south western counties of Munster, this connection seems rather unlikely.
Early Origins of the Donlea family
Munster, where the name dates back to sixteenth century Fiants in County Cork. These records include mention of Donell and Owen MacDermodie O'Donlegh, who along with many other men of Cork, were pardoned in 1586.
Early History of the Donlea family
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Donlea Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dunlea, O'Dunlea, Dullea, Delea, Dynlea, O'Dullea, Donlea, O'Donlegh, Douly and many more.
Early Notables of the Donlea family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Donlea family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Donlea Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
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