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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name DEVLIN

Origin

Devlin : Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dobhailéin ‘descendant of Dobhailéan’ a personal name probably from a diminutive of dobhail ‘unlucky unfortunate’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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