"dark hero"

Dooley Origin and Meaning

The name Dooley is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dark hero".

A common Irish surname that's seldom heard as a first name, but has an appealing meaning.

Famous People Named Dooley

  • Horace Guy "Dooley" WomackAmerican baseball pitcher
  • Arthur "Dooley" WilsonAmerican actor and singer
  • Frank David “Dooley” AdamsAmerican jockey

Dooley in Pop Culture

  • "Tom Dooley" folksong by The Kingston Trio
  • Leo Dooleycharacter on Disney Channel's Lab Rats