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Douglas meaning

Name :

Douglas

Meaning of Douglas :

Black Water.

Origin of name Douglas :
Gaelic
Douglas Numerology :
Personality No. 6

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 McLean

    was a pioneer Australian representative rugby union and rugby league footballer, a dual-code international. He was a foundation Australian rugby league footballer at the code's formation in Sydney in 1908 and played on the wing in the first ever Australia

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  • Rene Douglas

    is a jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing. Born into a Thoroughbred racing family, after attending jockey school Douglas rode in his native Panama for a year and a half before moving to the United States in 1983. His first major win came in 1989 i

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Douglas:

DougDouglassDugaidDoug, Douglass

Rhyming Names of Douglas: 

Douglas with popular Gaelic Surnames

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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