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This interesting surname is of Irish origin, and is an anglicization of the Old Gaelic "O'Dobhailein". The Gaelic prefix "O" indicates "grandson" or "male descendant of", plus the personal byname "Dobhailein", from "dobhail" meaning "unlucky" or "unfortunate". Traditionally, Irish family names are taken from the heads of tribes, or from some illustrious warrior, and are usually prefixed by "O" (as above), or "M(a)c", denoting "son of". The principal (O) Devlin sept belonged to County Tyrone; their territory lay on the Tyrone shore of Lough Neagh and was known as Munterdevlin, the first element coming from the Gaelic "muntir", country or territory...

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Barry Allen

Hi Julia Devlin - My name is Barry Allen. My Mom was Sarah Devlin, daughter of Thomas and Julia of Ashford County Wicklow. I've listed my email here. Please reach out

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Devlin

Hugh Devlin born 1801 in Tyrone came to the US and was changed to Hugh Davlin, looking for my Irish relatives with Hugh being born in 1801

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Beth Devlin

Beth Devlin Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, USA

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Moira Maclellan. (nee Bra

Looking for relatives who used to live in Church Street, Dublin. My mother was Teresa Devlin. She died March 31, 1952, when I was a year old. I believe there are relatives in Birmingham, where she lived for some time. She was married to my father, Gerry Brannigan.

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Nick wright

Hi Julia bridgewood it maybe possible I am a family member my great grandfather is Thomas devlin of Ashford wicklow there was also Ann Devlin, john(Jack) Devlin, my grandfather was William Devlin died of t b at age of around 32 , his sons were Billy Fred nick and a James I think if this rings any bells and you want to check it out my email is nickywright69@hotmail.co.uk

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David Devlin

I am trying to find out if the 'Devlin' clan descend from the 'lost tribe of Dan?'

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Devlin

Ann Devlin born 1780, died 1851 famous Irish reble

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Julia bridgwood

Hi my name is Julia Devlin birth name my grandfather Thomas Devlin from county Wicklow Ashford ,his father was James Devlin, I'm trying to work out my family tree

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Devlin

bernadette devlin youngest member of parliment

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Helen Ciulla

My grandparents came from Donegal, Ireland. Their names were Sarah & Bernard Devlin.

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Gareth

Wich Devlin lives in Limerick

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Devlin

Any other Devlins on here?

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