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Doorly Early Origins



The surname Doorly was first found in Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat as a sept of Ui Maine (Hy Main) one of the most important groups of clanns in Irish history, after the Norman Conquest of England, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow in 1172, almost equal to the enormous Irish cultural impact on England Scotland, Wales and the whole of Europe before the Norman Conquest from the 1st to 7th centuries. Many Irish clanns, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in County Offaly.

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Doorly Spelling Variations


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Doorly Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Doorley, Dorley, O'Dorely, O'Doorley, Dorly and many more.

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Doorly Early History


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Doorly Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doorly research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1798 are included under the topic Early Doorly History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doorly Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doorly Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Doorly Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Doorly Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. James Doorly, aged 24 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Washington" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in October 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 26)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Doorly (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Doorly (post 1700)



  • Henry Doorly (1879-1961), Barbados-born, American engineer and publisher, Chairman of the World Publishing Company and publisher of the Omaha World-Herald in Omaha, Nebraska
  • The Most Reverend Edward Doorly (1868-1950), Irish Roman Catholic clergyman, Bishop of Elphin from 1926 to 1950
  • Victoria Eleanor Louise Doorly (1880-1950), British writer of children's books, winner of the 1939 Carnegie Medal in Literature for her book The Radium Woman
  • Lieutenant Gerald S. Doorly, British Royal Navy officer British National Antarctic Expedition, 190104, eponym of Mount Doorly, Antarctica

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Doorly Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 26)

Other References

  1. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
  4. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  5. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  7. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Doorly Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Doorly Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 2 November 2016 at 10:05.

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