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The nationality of Doherty can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Doherty may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").

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The meaning of Doherty come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Doherty come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Doherty surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Doherty were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Doherty. Family names like Doherty vary in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.

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