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The name Douglas is a baby boy name. The name Douglas comes from the Scottish origin. In Scottish The meaning of the name 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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Boy or Girl ?: boy
Origin of name: Scottish
Meaning: 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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written by joan duquette, April 29, 2010
While expecting our third child, I seriously considered David for a name and then chose Douglas partly after a dear friend of ours and partly because it was a strong masculine name and not the overused Aaron and Sean that were so popular in 1977. Doug is still quite happy with his name.

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