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Boy Name: Docherty

Name: Docherty
Pronunciation: \d(o)-cher-ty, doch(e)-rty\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: harmful
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Taggert
Similar Names: Douherty, Dougherty
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 26647


Docherty \d(o)-cher-ty, doch(e)-rty\ as a boy's name is a variant of Doherty (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Docherty is "harmful".

The baby name Docherty sounds like Taggert. Other similar baby names are Douherty and Dougherty.


Docherty is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#26647 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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