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O'Dorely History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the O'Dorely family

The surname O'Dorely 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 O'Dorely family

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O'Dorely Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Doorley, Dorley, O'Dorely, O'Doorley, Dorly and many more.

Early Notables of the O'Dorely family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the O'Dorely family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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