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Douglas (Given name)

Douglas is a name for boys. The name is a form of Dubhghlas and originates from Scottisch. On our website 19 people with the name Douglas rated their name with 4 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! In other countries people can pronounce the name just fine, though expect weird reactions. Douglas is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 415. Nicknames for Douglas are Doug, Dougie and Dougy.
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Meaning of Douglas

The meaning of Douglas is: "From the Gaelic 'dubhglas' meaning dark water, dark stream, or from the dark river. The Scottish Douglas clan had two historical branches: (Black Douglases and Red Douglases.) The lords of these clans figure in Sir Walter Scott's novels.".


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Suitable names for a brother of Douglas are: Jack, Tarmon, Yordi, Brian, Scott. Suitable names for a sister of Douglas are: Emerica, Gloria, Susan, Loraine, Ella. View more suitable names.


Douglas occurs in the following categories:
Names with most votes100 namesBaby boy names with 7 letters250 namesGirl names beginning with D222 namesBaby boy names with two syllables100 namesTop 1000 Facebook names1000 names

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Popularity of Douglas in the U.S.A.



Douglas60 years old   12-02
My name is cool
Douglas66 years old   21-12
All the kids were named after movie stars. Like Douglas Fairbanks Jr

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