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Roots: Duffy,
Duhig, Dowey and Doohey

The surname Duffy, the anglicized form of O’Dubhthaigh, is a personal name derived from the Gaelic word dubh, meaning black or swarthy. While the name is widespread throughout Ireland in different forms, the original homeland of the Duffy clan was Monaghan. Duffy appears most often in the 18th century list of clergy compiled for thatRead more..