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Doughty Surname History

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Doughty Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Doughty can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Doughty may be in dispute depending on whether the family name originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

Doughty Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Doughty come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Doughty are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".

Doughty Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Doughty surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Doughty change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Doughty were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Doughty.

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