Doughty Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Doughman, Tough, Doggett, Doughtie, Doughton, Houghton, Douty

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Doughty Family Origin

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Doughty Family Occupations

What did your Doughty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Doughty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Doughty's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doughty. A less common occupation for the Doughty family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Fisherman

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doughty ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Doughty Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Doughty ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Doughty Life Expectancy

What is the average Doughty lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Doughty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Doughty in 1947 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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