Meaning and Origin of: Doty

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Gift of God

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : probably an early variant of Doughty.
  • Edward Doty (c.1600–55) was one of the passengers on the Mayflower, a servant of Stephen Hopkins. He became comparatively wealthy and moved to Duxbury MA, where he left nine children.