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

Dunlea Early Origins



The surname Dunlea 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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Dunlea Spelling Variations


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Dunlea 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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Dunlea Early History


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Dunlea Early History



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

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Dunlea Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dunlea Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Dunlea Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Dunlea, who arrived in Boston as a bonded passenger in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dunlea (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dunlea (post 1700)



  • Mark A. Dunlea, American politician, Representative from New York 23rd District, 1982 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Martin Dunlea, Dublin-based guitarist

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Dunlea Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  6. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
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The Dunlea Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dunlea 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 16 September 2016 at 12:46.

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