Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsDawtry, Daughtery, Daltry, Dealtry, Doughtery, Dowtry, Dhauterive
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Meaning & History
English (of Norman origin) habitational name, with fused French preposition d(e), for someone from Hauterive in Orne, France, named from Old French haute rive ‘high bank’ (Latin alta ripa).