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It is generally thought that the surname Dullea is derived from the Irish O Dubhalla sept of Muskerry, Cork. It has also been suggested that Dullea comes from a branch of the famous MacDuinnsleibhe sept. However, since the MacDuinnsleibhe sept was located in Ulster and bearers of the name Dullea were for the most part located in the south western counties of Munster, this connection seems rather unlikely.

Dullea Early Origins



The surname Dullea was first found in the south western counties of 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.

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Dullea Spelling Variations


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Dullea Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dunlea, O'Dunlea, Dullea, Delea, Dynlea, O'Dullea, Donlea, O'Donlegh, Douly and many more.

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Dullea Early History


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Dullea Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dullea research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1659, 1664, 1666, 1704 and 1725 are included under the topic Early Dullea History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dullea Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dullea Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dullea 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:

Dullea Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Dullea Jr. who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1871
  • Denis Dullea, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dullea (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dullea (post 1700)



  • Charles W. Dullea (1889-1966), American Chief of Police in the San Francisco Police Department from 1940 to 1947
  • Keir Dullea (b. 1936), American actor best known for his role in the 1968 film "2001: A Space Odyssey"

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    3. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    7. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Dullea Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dullea 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 4 December 2014 at 14:28.

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