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Douglas meaning, origin, history

Name: Douglas No. of characters: 7 Gender: BoyOrigin: Scottish Scottish English
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Meanings: Dark River Dark Stream Dweller by the Dark Stream Black Water Black Green Blue English name of Celtic origin, meaning: Dark water, similar to a family and place names. Namesakes: Douglas Adams, British writer.

Douglas was ranked 548 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 4.58% from its previous ranking of 524 in 2014. Douglas was ranked 937 in 2004 list of US girls name and dropped by 8.20% from its previous ranking of 866 in 1996. Comes from the Welsh "dubh and Tolls" Means "dark river" indefinite Day.. Their inertia is impressive, it is difficult to make them angry. On the natural quiet, thoughtful,Douglasare scrupulously honest. Intelligent, imaginative, creative,Douglasare sometimes far from reality. Their kindness, their availability make engaging characters. Conscientious workers, even manic,Douglasare perceptive in their endeavors.

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Douglas is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Douglas is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1912 and ranked 548 (0.010853% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 558550 people wear Douglas as their first name. Douglas is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 548 (0.010853% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 558550 people have Douglas as their first name. Douglas is not a native United States and Douglas may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.156245% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Douglas
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1912157350
1913158428
1914168502
1915157734
1916148816
1917135981
19181131432
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Expression number of Douglas is 7.

Douglas likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Douglas are gifted with an analytical mind. Douglas are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.

Names that rhyme with Douglas Cinglas, Douglas, Duglas, SeandouglasFamous people named Douglas
Carole Douglas in The Big Sleep as Actress
Patricia Douglas in Girl 27 as
Josephine Douglas in Episode #1.896 as Producer
Marsha Douglas in Megan's First Kiss as Actress
Pamela Douglas in Night Terrors as Writer
Jane Douglas in Hitler: The Rise of Evil as Miscellaneous Crew
Tristen Douglass in Fault as Actress
Dawn Douglas in Vacation as Actress
Sharon Douglas in Fog Island as Actress
Erica Douglas in The Courier as Actress
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., actor,producer
Douglas Fairbanks, actor,producer,writer
Douglas Yellin, producer,director
Douglas Law, assistant director,director,actor
Douglas Milsome, cinematographer
Douglas Slocombe, cinematographer
Douglas Gamley, composer
Douglas F. O'Neons, cinematographer,director
Douglas Aarniokoski, producer,director,assistant director
Douglas Aberle, animation department,director,actor
Douglas Abrahamson, art director,costume department
Douglas Adams, writer,actor
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Douglas Namesakes Posts having Douglas: Comments :Douglas is a male first name. The name is common in the English language. In women, the name is occasionally found as a second first name used, similar to using name Maria as a second first name for men in the German language. The name is derived from the Scottish Gaelic Dubhglais / Dubhghlais and means as much as "darker (Gaelic: dubh ) River, water, green (Gaelic: Glais )" and originally referred to a river, later a Scottish clan, Ancient and powerful family of Scotland, who distinguished himself especially in the bitter war that the country had to sustain against the England. It was originally the name of a river (and a village on its banks) in South Lanarkshire , adopted in the late twelfth century as the last name of a powerful Scottish family, the clan Douglas , and spread as the name already in the sixteenth century; Occasionally there was a its use also for women (remember, as an example, Douglas Howard, Baroness Sheffield, who was a lover of Robert Dudley and the mother of Robert Dudley, Earl of Warwick), but generally the name has only male value. In the United States , the name is entered in the ranking of the 40 most used for new born between 1942 and '71; the reputation of various characters that have brought him, both as a name as a surname, led to his occasional use even in Italy. - Dominick Dammann
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