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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
Douglas Slade
is a former English cricketer who played for Worcestershire and Shropshire. Slade scored 5275 runs at 18.06 and took 502 wickets at 23.47 with his slow left hand bowling in a career with Worcestershire that lasted from 1958 until 1971.
Lord Francis William Douglas
was a British mountaineer. After sharing in the first ascent of the Matterhorn, he died in a fall on the way down from the summit.
 
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Meaning of Douglas in Gaelic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.