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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Dooley

  • How many people with the first name Dooley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Dooley in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dooley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dooley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dooley is Monday, June 5th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Dooley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dooley was in 2005 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dooley: Your name in reverse order is Yelood. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edoloy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dooley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,481 people with the last name Dooley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dooley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Dooley as their last name.
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Popularity of Dooley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dooley U.S.
  White 87.82% 64.26%
  African American 7.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dooley

People with the last name Dooley are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dooley" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dooley as well as things modernly associated with the name Dooley such as celebrities named Dooley.


Origin and Meaning of Dooley

The name "Dooley" is of Irish origin, and it means "Blackhaired hero". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Dooley

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dooley

Taylor Dooley

Taylor Dooley is a film. Taylor was born in 1993.


What does the name Dooley mean?

Dis for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Ois for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

Past life for Dooley born Apr 14, 1985

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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