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Boy Name: Dougherty

Name: Dougherty
Pronunciation: \do(ughe)-rty\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: harmful
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Duarte
Similar Names: Douherty, Docherty
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1022


Dougherty \do(ughe)-rty\ as a boy's name is a variant of Doherty (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Dougherty is "harmful".

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


Dougherty is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1022 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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