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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. A nickname for Douglas is "Doug".
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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:
Baby boy names with 7 letters250 namesBoy names beginning with D184 namesBoy names ending in S248 namesBaby boy names with two syllables100 namesBoy names with lowest rating100 namesPopular Portuguese boy names250 names

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Popularity of Douglas in the U.S.A.



Douglas 63 years old   12-02-2014
My name is cool
Douglas 69 years old   21-12-2017
All the kids were named after movie stars. Like Douglas Fairbanks Jr

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