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Douglas meaning

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Meaning of Douglas :

Black Water.

Origin of name Douglas :
Douglas Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with the name Douglas are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with name Douglas having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative.
Variant Baby Names of Douglas:

Doug, Douglass, Dugaid, Doug, Douglass

Rhyming Names of Douglas: 

More About Gaelic Name : Douglas

  • 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.

Famous Name Douglas

  • Douglas Young

    was an English cricketer who played for Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. He was a right-handed opening batsman.


  • Stuart Douglas

    is an English football player, currently playing for Bath City.


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

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Higher ratio of birth mark

The ratio of birth mark among babies is very high i.e. one baby born out of every 3 babies have a birth mark present on their body. Baby girls have more probability of birth marks than baby boys.

Laughing babies

Wondering what is this? Babies on an average laugh about 200 – 300 times in a single day. When comparing this figure to adults, they only laugh about 60 times a day. Probably that’s the reason you will see babies laughing just at about anything.

Self - awareness test of the baby

Performing the self - awareness test of the baby is quite simple. If you put a red dot on the baby’s forehead and show him the mirror, notice what he does. If they rub the dot, they are aware, else not.

Hearing not up to mark

When new born babies are born, their hearing power is not complete i.e. 100%. The middle ear of the infant is filled with fluid which makes only partial hearing possible. Also, they are able easily able to recognize the voice of their mother.

Faster breathing rate

Yes, the breathing rate of the new born baby is faster than that of an adult. The new born babies breathe for about 40 times per minute. This is around 2 times faster rate than that of an adult.

  • What does the name Douglas mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Black Water. in Gaelic. Douglas also named in American, Anglo, English, Scottish, Australian for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Douglas. What does the name Douglas mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Douglas. History of name and famous personality with Douglas will help to update our database and other website users.

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