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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Doughty occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Doughty's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Doughty family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doughty.

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Doughty Historical Records

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Doughty Life Expectancy

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