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Douglas meaning

Name :

Douglas

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Gender :
Masculine
Meaning of Douglas :

Origin of name Douglas :
Gaelic
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. More Numerology
Variant Baby Names of Douglas:

Doug, Douglass, Dugaid, Doug, Douglass

Rhyming Names of Douglas: 
Popularity Rank :

Douglas was ranked top 89 in American in year 1930 and most recently ranked 618 in American in year 2015 More about rank of Douglas

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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 Bennett

    was a Canadian sprint canoer who competed from the mid 1930s to the late 1940s.

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  • Paul Douglas

    was an American politician and University of Chicago economist. He served as a Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois from 1949 to 1967.From 1915 to 1920, the Douglases moved six times. Paul studied at Harvard University; taught at the University of Illinois and at Oregon's Reed College, served as a mediator of labor disputes for the Emergency Fleet Corporation of Pennsylvania and taught at University of Washington. When working for the Emergency Fleet Corporation he read John Woolman's journals. When teaching in Seattle, he joined the Quakers Religious Society of Friends.

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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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  • 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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