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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #103 most popular

What does the name "Douglas" mean?

Douglas (Scottish): Black blue

The name "Douglas" is of Scottish origin and it means "Black blue". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

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

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How popular is the name "Douglas" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Douglas? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 558,092 babies born with the name Douglas in the United States. That's more than enough Douglas to occupy the territory of Macau (China) with an estimated population of 557,400 (as of December 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 29 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Douglas" was in 1957 with a total of 16,725 babies. (That's a lot of baby Douglas)

According to the 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Douglas" ranks #27 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 18 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1945. Across the entire United States a total of 7,417 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Douglas popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Douglas in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Douglas

Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur is a military person. Douglas was born in 1880 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams is a writer. Douglas was born in 1952 as Douglas Noel Adams in Cambridge, England.


Douglas Smith

Douglas was born in 1985.


Doug McClure

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


Doug E. Doug

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


Doug Davidson

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


Past life for Douglas born Sep 26, 1942

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 Southern India approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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