If you are conducting some Doherty family history research then you can view the Doherty coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Doherty surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The names Doherty and Dougherty
in Ireland are derived from the
O'Dochartaigh Sept who were
located in Inishowen in County
Donegal in the North West of
Descendants of this Sept now
rank among the twenty most
frequently found names in Ireland.
A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Vert/Green||Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love|
|Chief||Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle|
|Mullet/Star of Five Points||Denotes Virtue, Learning, and Piety.|
|Stag/Buck/Deer||Signifies Policy, Peace and Harmony|
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