Dolan
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
DO-lən
Meaning
Unlucky, unfortunate
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Dolan is an Irish name, derived from the Gaelic O'Dobhailein which meant “a descendent of Dobhailein”. The name Dobhailein itself is derived from “dobhail”, which means 'unlucky or unfortunate'.

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