284 WHOOLEY members around the world
Stay informed about WHOOLEY Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
WHOOLEY Family HistoryThis Gaelic Irish surname, with variant spellings Whooley and Wholey, has an interesting history, being an Anglicized form of three distinct Gaelic sept names. The first, "O'hUallaigh", belonged to Connacht and the Munster county of Clare where the more usual Anglicized form of the name is (O)Howley; the second, "O'hUallachain", had prominent branches in Thomond (County Clare) and mid-Leinster; this particular sept name has no less than seventeen Anglicized forms including: Holohan, Houlihan and Whoolehan.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous WHOOLEY (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the WHOOLEY tribe
- Find your WHOOLEY ancestor
- Tell us about your WHOOLEY Family
- Tell us about your WHOOLEY ancestors
- Ask a question about the WHOOLEY history
- Leave a message for WHOOLEY family members
Invite more WHOOLEY family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the WHOOLEY tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the WHOOLEY Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from