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
male

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.

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Variant Baby Names of douglas:

ArrayDougDouglassDugaidDoug, Douglass

Rhyming Names of Douglas: 

Daglas, Dubhglas, Duglas, Johndouglas

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 Lockhart

    is a Scottish cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper.He has played well over 100 times for the Scotland national team, making his debut in a match against the MCC on 23 August 1995. His ODI debut for Scotland was against Pakistan on 27

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  • Anthony Douglas

    is a British short track speed skater who competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Douglas was a member of the British team that finished sixth in the 5000 meter relay.

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