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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 5 0 5
1919 6 0 6
1921 6 0 6
1924 6 0 6
1926 6 0 6
1927 9 0 9
1928 5 0 5
1929 7 0 7
1930 12 0 12
1931 10 0 10
1932 17 0 17
1933 25 0 25
1934 23 0 23
1935 36 0 36
1936 34 0 34
1937 45 0 45
1938 62 0 62
1939 76 0 76
1940 85 0 85
1941 79 0 79
1942 229 0 229
1943 243 0 243
1944 202 0 202
1945 222 0 222
1946 312 0 312
1947 377 0 377
1948 324 0 324
1949 254 0 254
1950 182 0 182
1951 141 0 141
1952 112 0 112
1953 133 0 133
1954 178 0 178
1955 221 0 221
1956 403 0 403
1957 888 0 888
1958 1,393 0 1,393
1959 1,705 0 1,705
1960 1,713 0 1,713
1961 1,807 0 1,807
1962 1,847 0 1,847
1963 1,689 0 1,689
1964 1,410 0 1,410
1965 1,029 0 1,029
1966 684 0 684
1967 624 0 624
1968 587 5 582
1969 512 0 512
1970 437 0 437
1971 339 0 339
1972 256 0 256
1973 197 0 197
1974 174 0 174
1975 125 0 125
1976 115 0 115
1977 100 0 100
1978 84 0 84
1979 91 0 91
1980 70 0 70
1981 64 0 64
1982 40 0 40
1983 50 0 50
1984 25 0 25
1985 45 0 45
1986 30 0 30
1987 26 0 26
1988 16 0 16
1989 20 0 20
1990 16 0 16
1991 20 0 20
1992 15 0 15
1993 13 0 13
1994 9 0 9
1995 10 0 10
1996 5 0 5
1997 9 0 9
1998 5 0 5
1999 9 0 9
2000 8 0 8
2001 8 0 8
2002 7 0 7
2003 9 0 9
2007 7 0 7
2008 6 0 6
2009 10 0 10
2012 7 0 7
2013 7 0 7
2015 6 0 6

Want to know about the popularity of the Doug baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,465 babies born with the name Doug in the United States. That's more than enough Dougs to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Doug" was in 1962 with a total of 1,847 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dougs)

According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Doug" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 36 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1958. Across the entire United States a total of 1,393 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Doug" mean? The list below shows the origins of Doug as well as things modernly associated with the name Doug such as celebrities named Doug.

Origin and Meaning of Doug

The name "Doug" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Douglas". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Doug Hutchison

Doug Hutchison is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Doug was born in 1960 in Dover, Delaware, United States.

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Doug Savant

Doug Savant is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1974 to present. Doug was born in 1964 in Burbank, California, U.S.

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Doug McClure

Doug McClure is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to 1995. Doug was born in 1935 as Douglas Osborne McClure in Glendale, California, U.S.

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Doug E. Doug

Doug E. Doug is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and film director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Doug was born in 1970 as Douglas Bourne in Brooklyn, New York.

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Doug Davidson

Doug Davidson is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1978 to present. Doug was born in 1954 as Douglas Donald Davidson in Glendale, California, U.S.

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Doug Bradley

Doug Bradley is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1973 to present. Doug was born in 1954 as Douglas William Bradley in Liverpool, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Doug

Doug Collins
Doug Christie
Doug Martin
Doug Stamper
Doug Fister
Doug Stanhope
Doug The Food Dude
Doug The Pug
Doug Hill Weather

Alternative Meanings

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Guod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ugod". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Doug born Sep 7, 1988

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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