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Gender: Male Meaning of Dolan: "black-haired" Origin of Dolan: Irish

The name Dolan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "black-haired". Dolan and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

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Fresh choice that could pick up where Dylan and Logan left off.

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Famous People Named Dolan

Dolan Levon Nichols, American baseball player
Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York 2009-present
Xavier Dolan, Canadian actor and filmmaker
Grayson and Ethan Dolan, Viners and YouTubers

Pop Culture References for the name Dolan

"Dolan's Cadillac," movie based on a story by Stephen King

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clairels Says:


I've personally just never liked the sound of this. It sounds like Dole--Bob Dole, Dole pineapples, doling out, being on the dole.