Name: Douglas

Origin and Meaning of the Name Douglas

  • Meaning:
    Black water
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Black water
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (DUG lus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Douglas

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Douglas was formerly used as a girl's name in English during the 17th and 18th centuries, but is now considered to be exclusively masculine.

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Popularity Rank of Douglas (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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