Doorly History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Doorly family
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.
Early History of the Doorly family
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Doorly Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Doorley, Dorley, O'Dorely, O'Doorley, Dorly and many more.
Early Notables of the Doorly family (pre 1700)
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Doorly Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Doorly Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century