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Doherty

What does Doherty mean?

Doherty Pronunciation of Doherty as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Doherty is "harmful". Surname.

ASSOCIATED WITH Do-, irish, surname

Variations

VARIANTS Docherty, Dougherty, Douherty

CREATIVE FORMS
(male)

(female)


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Doherty Atticus (D.A.), ..

How popular is Doherty?

Doherty is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1191 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Doherty has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Doherty name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Doherty outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aoresty (see Orestes), Berty, Corty, Dahey, Derby, Derry, Dory, Dover, Morty and Raferty. Like Doherty, these names are not commonly used.


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