The surname Drumgoole has its origins in the ancient place name Dromgabhail, which was most likely in
. The surname in turn spawned the name of the town Dromgoolestown, County Louth.
, where a Robert de Dromgol is mentioned in a law case in 1299, and Robert de Dromgol was a coroner in 1311. The surname can be found in records such as the Hearth Money Rolls and Dowdall Deeds for
from that time on.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: P. Dromgoole, who settled in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario in 1829; John Drumgold, who was naturalized in New York in 1838; Christian Dromgoole, who arrived in Boston as a bonded passenger in 1847.