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Name Douglas

Meaning:dark river, blood riverTools:

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About the name Douglas in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Scottish
Diminutives:Doug
Topics:Asteroid 2684 Douglas, discovered 1981
US 2013 rank:#540     ... 538:Kristopher, 539:Uriah, 540:Douglas, 541:Kane, 542:Milan ...     Full US 2013 list
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About Douglas, the group of names with the same origin as Douglas

Meaning/translation:dark river, blood river
Language of origin:Scottish
Info about origin:from a Scottish family name that derives from the name of a river, the site of a particularly bloody battle
 the family name is known from a powerful line of Scottish earls
Words:dubh = dark, black  Old Irish
 glais = the water, the river  Old Irish
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:30:Douglas USA 1960-1969
Old/original forms:Dubhghlas Scottish
Name variants:Doug, Douglas   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Douglas

SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1964 81,  1954 69,  1944 52,  1934 44,  1924 381914 57,  1904 54
Scotland2013 201,  2010 190
Sweden2001 94,  2000 901998 96
USA decades1990-1999 151,  1980-1989 76,  1970-1979 50,  1960-1969 30
USA yearly2013 540,  2012 572,  2011 513,  2010 485,  2009 466,  2008 424,  2007 396,  2006 364,  2005 360,  2004 353,  2003 307,  2002 306,  2001 283,  2000 274,  1999 249,  1998 227,  1997 201,  1996 181,  1995 167,  1994 156
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