Last name: DOWLING

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DOWLING : This last name is indexed 93,016 times on Geneanet!

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DOWLING : 1: Irish (Leinster): variant of Dolan 1 or a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dúnlaing a North Leinster name meaning ‘descendant of Dúnlang’ an early personal name. Anglicized forms can be indistinguishable from those of Ó Dubhlainn and Ó Dubhláin.2: English: variant of Dolling probably a nickname from an unrecorded Middle English word dolling douling ‘dull fellow’.

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