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pinWhat does Dooley mean?

Dooley /doo-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dooley is "dark hero". In the early 20th century author Finley Peter Dunne wrote popular newspaper essays that saw the world through the eyes of Martin Dooley, a fictitious Irish bartender on Chicago's West Side. Actor Paul Dooley.


Kreatif forms: Doaley, Doocey, Douley. [more]

pinHow popular is Dooley?

Dooley is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#1439 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Dooley for boys. Dooley has yet to be recorded in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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Dooley is alike in pronunciation to Dailey, Daley and Dawley. Another suggested similar baby name is Doyle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dooley.