Meaning and Origin of: Doolin

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláin ‘descendant of Dubhshlán’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + slán ‘challenge’.
  • Irish reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic : Ó Dubhlainn ‘descendant of Dubhfhlann’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + flann ‘blood-colored’, ‘red’.
  • Irish reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic : Ó Dúnlaing, a North Leinster name meaning ‘descendant of Dúnlang’.