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.
is a retired American professional basketball player from Syracuse University who played for the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers from 1989 to 2001. Douglas was the Heat's first starting point guard. Although he was only a second-round draft choice in 1989, his strong campaign (14.3 ppg and 7.6 apg) earned him a spot on the NBA's All-Rookie First Team. He bettered that campaign in 1990-91, when he led the Heat in scoring (18.5) and assists (8.5) and was named the team's most valuable player.
Douglas Name also appears in following Origin(s): Scottish, Gaelic, Anglo Saxon, Celtic, English, Irish, Shakespearean
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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