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Origin and popularity of the name DOUGHTY

Origin

Doughty : English: nickname for a powerful or brave man especially a champion jouster from Middle English do(u)ghti douti dighti (Old English dohtig dyhtig) ‘bold brave strong; worthy; excellent’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 16,031 individuals with the name DOUGHTY on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name DOUGHTY

    DOTEY DOTY DOUTY DOTHEY DOTHÉE DOTHEIJ DOTEIJ d'OTHEE