Douglas Name Meaning

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Douglas Name Meaning

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Douglas

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Meaning of Douglas
Black Water.
Douglas Name Origin
Gaelic
Variant Baby Names of douglas:

DougDouglassDugaidDoug, Douglass

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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.

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Loving female voice

Yes, this is a true and a known fact that babies love the sound and voice of a female and prefer the same over the voice of the male. This might be the reason why babies are more close to their age during infancy.

New born don’t have the reflex to blink

Correctly said, new born babies don’t have very good reflex actions. An example of the same is that they don’t blink their eyes very often as adults do, this may be the reason you will always lose in the eye blink game.

Swallow V/s Breathe

Normally people cannot breathe and or swallow at the same time, whereas babies are able to swallow as well as breathe at the same time. Hence now you know why a baby is able to drink milk that fast and breathe quickly at the same time.

Babies are born swimmers

When babies are born, they can swim naturally. Babies also have the ability to hold their breath for a while. Unfortunately, they lose the ability of holding breath when they start growing up.

Infantile Amnesia

Since babies are not able to recall what they have done till the age of 3, their recording machine in the brain is not functional till then. Hence, they don’t remember pretty much anything once they grow up.

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.

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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Famous Name Douglas

  • Douglas Northway

    is a former freestyle swimmer from the United States, who won the bronze medal in the Men's 1500m Freestyle at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.

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  • Gavin Douglas

    was a Scottish bishop, makar and translator.Douglas was a prolific writer in Middle Scots. His principal work is the Eneados, a complete translation of the Aeneid of Virgil, which was completed in 1513. Other extant poetry includes his King Hart and the P

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