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