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Throughout history, very few Irish surnames have exclusively maintained their original forms. Before being translated into English, Toolynd appeared as O Tuathail, which is derived from "tuathal," which means "people mighty."

Early Origins of the Toolynd family


The surname Toolynd was first found in County Kildare (Irish:Cill Dara), ancient homeland of the Kildare based Uí Dúnlainge (Kings of Leinster), located in the Province of Leinster, seated at O'Toole's Castle, where they were descended from Tuathal, King of Leinster who died in 950 A.D.

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Early History of the Toolynd family

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Early History of the Toolynd family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Toolynd research.
Another 351 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1590, 1128, 1180, 1225, 1327, 1670 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Toolynd History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Toolynd Spelling Variations

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Toolynd Spelling Variations


Just like the English language, the Gaelic language of Ireland was not standardized in the Middle Ages. Therefore, one's name was often recorded under several different spellings during the life of its bearer. Spelling variations revealed in the search for the origins of the Toolynd family name include Toole, Tool, O'Toole, O'Tool, Tooley, Toile and many more.

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Early Notables of the Toolynd family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Toolynd family (pre 1700)


Prominent amongst the family at this time was St. Laurence O'Toole; Lorcán Ua Tuathail, also known as St Laurence O'Toole, (1128-1180), Archbishop of Dublin, canonized in 1225 by Pope Honorius III; and Adam Dubh Ó Tuathail, died...
Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Toolynd Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Toolynd family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Toolynd family to the New World and Oceana


Ireland became inhospitable for many native Irish families in the 19th centuries. Poverty, lack of opportunities, high rents, and discrimination forced thousands to leave the island for North America. The largest exodus of Irish settlers occurred with the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. For these immigrants the journey to British North America and the United States was long and dangerous and many did not live to see the shores of those new lands. Those who did make it were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest and most powerful nations of the world. These Irish immigrants were not only important for peopling the new settlements and cities, they also provided the manpower needed for the many industrial and agricultural projects so essential to these growing nations. Immigration and passenger lists have documented the arrival of various people bearing the name Toolynd to North America: Ann Tool arrived in America in 1702; Christian Tool settled in Virginia in 1726; John Tool settled in Maryland in 1775; followed by Robert in 1776; James Tool settled in Boston Mass in 1766.

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