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The name Doughty is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person who was considered brave and strong. The surname Doughty originally derived from the Old English word doughty or dohti. The surname Doughty is associated with the broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character. Often nicknames described strong traits or features of animals.

Doughty Early Origins



The surname Doughty was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Doughty Spelling Variations


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Doughty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Doughty have been found, including Doughty, Doughtie, Dowtie, Dowty and others.

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Doughty Early History


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Doughty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Doughty research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1792, 1545, 1578, 1577, 1599, 1655 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Doughty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Doughty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doughty Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include Thomas Doughty (1545-1578), an English nobleman, soldier, scholar and personal secretary of Christopher Hatton. His association with Francis Drake, on a 1577 voyage to interfere with Spanish treasure...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Doughty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Doughty, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:

Doughty Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anne and Thomas Doughty who settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Thomas Doughty, who landed in Virginia in 1623 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Ann Doughty, who landed in Virginia in 1623 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Doughty, who settled in New England in 1630
  • Francis Doughty, who arrived in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1639 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Doughty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jane Doughty, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anne Doughty, who settled in Virginia in 1736
  • Phillip Doughty, who arrived in Boston in 1774

Doughty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anthony Doughty, who arrived in America in 1801 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Mason Doughty, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Doughty, who arrived in Indiana in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Frederick Doughty, aged 24, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1873 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Doughty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. James Douty U.E. who settled in St. Andrews, Charlotte County, New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Doughty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • George Doughty, who arrived in Esquimalt, British Columbia in 1862

Doughty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ishmael Doughty, aged 18, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Anglia" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml

Doughty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Doughty, who landed in Wanganui, New Zealand in 1840
  • Charles George Doughty, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1841 aboard the ship Olympus
  • Thomas Doughty, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Whitby" in 1841
  • Charles George Doughty, aged 25, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1841
  • George Doughty, aged 35, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Forfarshire" in 1873
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Doughty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Doughty (post 1700)



  • Thomas Doughty (1793-1856), American landscape artist
  • George Wilbur Doughty, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916
  • Eugene S. Doughty, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Somerset County, 1851-52; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Somerset County, 1882-84
  • Elias Doughty, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Cumberland County, 1857
  • Edgar M. Doughty, American politician, Delegate to New York State Constitutional Convention 8th District, 1915
  • Clarence Harvey Doughty, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Valparaiso, 1918-21
  • Charles Doughty, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County, 1784-88, 1791-92
  • C. T. Doughty, American politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 20th District, 1905-06
  • Asa B. Doughty, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 22nd District, 1889-90
  • Alfred H. Doughty (1881-1943), American politician, Mayor of Lansing, Michigan, 1923-27; Defeated, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1936, 1938, 1941
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Doughty Historic Events


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Doughty Historic Events




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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ANGLIA 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/anglia1852.shtml

Other References

  1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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