Douglas name meaning
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Douglas Name Meaning

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Meaning of Douglas

Black Water.

Douglas Name Origin

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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 Freeman
was a New Zealand cricketer who played in two Tests in 1933.
Roy Douglas
is a British composer and arranger.He was born Richard Roy Douglas in Tunbridge Wells. He started to play the piano when he was five, and at ten he was composing little piano pieces. His mother squeezed a shilling a week out of her meagre housekeeping money to pay for lessons so that he could learn to play from the music, but because of recurrent heart trouble he had very little formal education as a child, and he never had any lessons in composition, orchestration or conducting.
 
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Meaning of Douglas in Gaelic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.