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Gender: Male Meaning of Doherty: "not loving" Origin of Doherty: Irish

The name Doherty is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "not loving". Doherty and is often added to user-created lists like Names of Nobel Prize Winners and discussed in our forums with posts like "All Girls British Secondary School".

From the experts:

Surname that could have pronunciation problems -- it's Dorrity -- as well as having an off-putting meaning.

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Famous People Named Doherty

Peter C. Doherty, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Pop Culture References for the name Doherty

Docherty, Dougherty, Douherty, Dorrity