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Given Name DOUGLAS
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: DUG-ləs   [details]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of the Scottish surname Dubhghlas, meaning "dark river" from Gaelic dubh "dark" and glais "water, river". Douglas was originally a place name (for example, a tributary of the River Clyde), which then became a Scottish clan name (belonging to a powerful line of Scottish earls). It has been used as a given name since the 16th century.
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VARIANT: Dubhghlas (Scottish)
DIMINUTIVE: Doug (English)
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England and Wales  ranked #305 
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