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Multiple Origins for the Surname Drumgoole



The surname Drumgoole has its origins in the ancient place name Dromgabhail, which was most likely in County Louth. The surname in turn spawned the name of the town Dromgoolestown, County Louth.

Drumgoole Early Origins



The surname Drumgoole was first found in County Louth (Irish: Lú) the smallest county in Ireland, located on the East coast, in the Province of Leinster, 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 County Louth from that time on.

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Drumgoole Spelling Variations


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Drumgoole Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drumgoole, Drumgould, Drumgold, Drumgol, Dromgoole and many more.

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Drumgoole Early History


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Drumgoole Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drumgoole research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1635, 1690, 1695, 1720, 1750, 1781, and 1826 are included under the topic Early Drumgoole History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drumgoole Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drumgoole Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Dr. Edward Dromgould (c.1635-c.1695), who was vicar-apostolic of Armagh and a friend of St. Oliver Plunkett; Col. John Dromgoole (1720-1781)...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drumgoole 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Drumgoole (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Drumgoole (post 1700)



  • John Christopher Drumgoole (1816-1888), Irish-born, American Roman Catholic priest who worked tirelessly to help homeless youth in New York City, eponym of the Drumgoole Plaza, a New York City park
  • Noel Drumgoole (1931-1995), Irish hurler who played in the 1950s through the 1960s

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    7. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
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    The Drumgoole Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drumgoole 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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