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The nationality of Dougherty may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dougherty may be in dispute based on whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Dougherty come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Dougherty are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Dougherty surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Dougherty vary in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dougherty were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Dougherty.

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