Meaning and Origin of: Dougher

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhchair ‘descendant of Dubhchar’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + car ‘dear’.
  • Possibly an Americanized spelling of South German Daucher, a topographic name for someone living near a marsh, Swabian dialect Dauch.