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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
Douglas was originally a river name, which became a Scottish clan name . It has been used as a name since the 16th century.
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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 Padgett
was a cricketer who played more than 500 first-class matches and represented England in Tests twice, both in 1960. He retired from playing in 1971, much to the frustration of the new captain Geoff Boycott who relied on his counsel. Padgett then captained
Kirk Douglas
is an Academy Award-winning American actor and film producer known for his cleft chin, his gravelly voice and his recurring roles as the kinds of characters Douglas himself once described as "sons of bitches". He is also father to Hollywood actor and prod
 
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Meaning of Douglas in Gaelic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.