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Douglas Name Meaning

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Meaning of Douglas

Black Water.

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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 Bernier
is a second baseman, who is currently in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He is an alumnus of Oral Roberts University.Bernier was selected as a non-drafted free agent by the Colorado Rockies in 2002. He would make his Major League Baseball debut with the Colorado Rockies on June 17, 2008, as a defensive replacement. On June 19, 2008, Bernier would earn his first major league start. Although hitless in his first two appearances, Bernier would go errorless in the field while showing impressive defensive skills.
James Douglas
is an American politician from the U.S. state of Vermont. A Republican, he was elected the 80th Governor of Vermont in 2002 and was reelected three times with a majority of the vote. He left the office in January 2011.In November 1972, Douglas was elected
 
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