DOUGLAS
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: DUG-ləs   [key]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of the Scottish surname Dubhghlas, meaning "dark river" from Gaelic dubh "dark" and glais "water, river". Douglas was originally a river name, 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.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Doug (English)
Popularity
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