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Doughty Family History

Doughty Name Meaning
English and Scottish (also established in Ireland, especially Dublin): nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, from Middle English doughty, Old English dohtig, dyhtig ‘valiant’, ‘strong’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

694,756 Historical Documents with Doughty on Ancestry.com
163,804 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,655 Military Records
18,974 Immigration Records
116,936 Census and Voter Lists
379,387 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Doughty Families

  • Number of Doughty families
     91 - 180
     31 - 90
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Doughty families
     333 - 664
     112 - 332
     1 - 111
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Doughty families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Doughty Family Origin

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Doughty Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Doughty

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Doughty Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Doughty census records

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Doughty Civil War Service Records

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