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Douglas Name Meaning

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Meaning of Douglas

Black Water.

Douglas Name Origin

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Douglas name origin
Douglas was formerly used as a girl's name in English during the 17th and 18th centuries, but now it is used for boys.
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Douglas was formerly used as a girl's name in English during the 17th and 18th centuries, but now it is used for boys. Compound of Dubh, “black” and glas “green, blue, grey.” More in use in Scotland, this Gaelic name was a common title for rivers and may have been used to denote someone who lived near a river. Douglas was originally a river name, which became a Scottish clan name . It has been used as a name since the 16th century.
Douglas Name also appears in following Origin(s): Scottish, Gaelic, Anglo Saxon, Celtic, English, Irish, Shakespearean
Douglas also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Anglo, English, Scottish, Australian
Famous Name Douglas
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was a rugby union player who represented Australia. Osborne, a wing, was born in Thames and claimed a total of 3 international rugby caps for Australia.
Ruben Douglas
is a Panamanian-American professional basketball player. He is a 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 210 lb (95 kg) point guard-shooting guard.
 
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Meaning of Douglas in Gaelic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.