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Douglas Name Meaning

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Meaning of Douglas

Black Water.

Douglas Name Origin

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Douglas name origin
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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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 Kinnaird
was an English amateur cricketer who made 19 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1808 to 1822.
Robert James Douglas
a Scottish footballer currently playing for Dundee having been released by Leicester City. He is a goalkeeper and is also a former Scotland international. As a boy, Douglas was a Motherwell supporter.Douglas, formerly of Dundee F.C., joined Celtic F.C. in 2000, going on to gain over 100 appearances for the club, and was a key part of the team that reached the 2003 UEFA Cup Final. He was also considered a key player in Celtic's Scottish Premier League domestic title wins in 2000/01 and 2001/02.
 
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Meaning of Douglas in Gaelic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.