Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh

Dowie—This name is a shortened form of MacIlDowie & McGildowie. (MacGiolla-Dhubhthaigh). From St. Dubhthach—Son of the Servant of St. Dubhthach—Doey in Antrim and Duthie in Scotland are other shortened anglicisations.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees