Docherty (surname)

Docherty (surname)

Docherty is a Scottish surname. Notable persons with this surname include:

  • Bevan Docherty (born 1977), triathlete from New Zealand
  • Craig Docherty (born 1979), professional boxer from Scotland
  • David Docherty, British writer, journalist and television executive
  • George MacPherson Docherty (1911–2008), American Presbyterian minister
  • Glenn Docherty, Australian politician
  • Jack Docherty (born 1962), Scottish writer, actor and producer
  • Jacqueline Docherty, British nursing administrator
  • Jamie Docherty, Scottish football player in the early 20th century
  • Jim Docherty (born 1956), Scottish football player in the late 20th century
  • John Docherty (born 1940), Scottish football player and manager
  • Kevin Docherty, referee in the Australian Football Association
  • Laurence Docherty (born 1980), Dutch field hockey player of Scottish origin
  • Marie Docherty (born 1942), Scottish nun
  • Mark Docherty (born 1988), Scottish football player
  • Mick Docherty (born 1950), English football player and coach
  • Richard Docherty (1899–1979), Catholic priest and missionary in Australia
  • Robert Docherty (born 1965), Scottish football player
  • Stephen Docherty (born 1976), Scottish football player
  • Steve Docherty (born 1950), Australian professional tennis player
  • Thomas Docherty (politician), British politician
  • Tom Docherty, English football player
  • Tommy Docherty (born 1928), Scottish football player and manager
  • Tony Docherty (born 1971), Scottish football player
  • Valerie Docherty, Canadian politician

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  • Docherty — This is an anglicized form of the Olde Gaelic name O Dochartaigh, the Gaelic prefix O indicates male descendant (of) , plus the personal name Dochartaigh, from dochartach meaning hurtful or obstructive . The leading sept of the O Dohertys (the… …   Surnames reference

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  • O'Docherty — This notable surname is both Irish, Manx, and Scottish. It derives from pre 10th century Gaelic O Dochartaigh , meaning the descendant of Dochartach. This was a personal byname which translates loosely as hurtful, or injurious . Traditionally… …   Surnames reference

  • Dorrity — This notable surname is both Irish, Manx, and Scottish. It derives from pre 10th century Gaelic O Dochartaigh , meaning the descendant of Dochartach. This was a personal byname which translates loosely as hurtful, or injurious . Traditionally… …   Surnames reference

  • Docharty — This notable surname, widely recorded in 19th Century Church Registers of Ulster and Scotland, is a late variant of the name Doherty, itself an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic O Dochartaigh , descendant of Dochartach, a personal byname meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Dockerty — This notable surname, widely recorded in 19th Century Church Registers of Ulster and Scotland, is a an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic O Dochartaigh , descendant of Dochartach. This was a personal byname with the strange meaning of hurtful, or… …   Surnames reference

  • Doherty — This notable surname, widely recorded in 19th Century Church Registers of Ulster and Scotland, is a an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic O Dochartaigh , descendant of Dochartach. This was a personal byname with the strange meaning of hurtful, or… …   Surnames reference

  • Mr. Don and Mr. George — Mr Don Mr George was a Channel 4 sitcom, featuring two characters from the Scottish comedy sketch show Absolutely. Moray Hunter (Don) and Jack Docherty (George) played two unrelated characters who happened to share a surname (McDiarmid). Hunter… …   Wikipedia

  • Mr Don & Mr George — was a Channel 4 sitcom, featuring two characters from the Scottish comedy sketch show Absolutely. Moray Hunter (Don) and Jack Docherty (George) played two unrelated characters who happened to share a surname (McDiarmid). Hunter and Docherty wrote …   Wikipedia

  • Clan MacNeil — For the ship by the same name, see SS Clan Macneil (1921) Clan MacNeil Crest badge …   Wikipedia

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