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558k
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since 1880

Douglas

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Black blue
  • #103 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188029029
188116016
188232032
188333033
188436036
188530030
188635035
188734034
188850050
188939039
189038038
189133033
189257057
189356056
189466066
189561061
189672072
189758058
189871071
189973073
19001080108
190183083
190276076
19031000100
190469564
190585085
190699099
190799099
19081165111
19091260126
19101690169
19111690169
19123599350
19134379428
191451210502
191574713734
191683115816
19171,00019981
19181,446141,432
19191,353251,328
19201,678211,657
19211,582161,566
19221,64591,636
19231,633181,615
19241,699241,675
19251,701231,678
19261,796171,779
19271,835151,820
19281,934201,914
19291,985221,963#97 boy name
19302,192272,165#89 boy name
19312,218192,199#85 boy name
19322,299142,285#84 boy name
19332,265142,251#81 boy name
19342,556162,540#72 boy name
19352,544162,528#75 boy name
19362,388132,375#78 boy name
19372,61482,606#74 boy name
19383,525163,509#60 boy name
19393,57393,564#58 boy name
19403,749183,731#56 boy name
19414,165174,148#53 boy name
194211,2723811,234#23 boy name
19438,263288,235#28 boy name
19447,018236,995#34 boy name
19457,417217,396#29 boy name
19468,349208,329#34 boy name
19479,920189,902#31 boy name
19489,502379,465#33 boy name
194911,3372011,317#29 boy name
195012,2902512,265#28 boy name
195113,9133213,881#27 boy name
195213,7032513,678#28 boy name
195314,1552414,131#27 boy name
195414,7302014,710#29 boy name
195515,3322915,303#29 boy name
195616,3933416,359#29 boy name
195716,7593416,725#30 boy name
195815,8052715,778#30 boy name
195915,3345215,282#30 boy name
196015,1853515,150#30 boy name
196116,0124915,963#28 boy name
196215,9624115,921#27 boy name
196315,1323015,102#28 boy name
196414,6453414,611#31 boy name
196512,8375012,787#32 boy name
196611,4544511,409#33 boy name
196711,4835311,430#33 boy name
196811,4654711,418#33 boy name
196911,3024111,261#34 boy name
197010,4614310,418#36 boy name
19718,784438,741#39 boy name
19727,435397,396#43 boy name
19736,627256,602#47 boy name
19745,871225,849#53 boy name
19755,383325,351#55 boy name
19765,257235,234#56 boy name
19775,330305,300#59 boy name
19785,184305,154#59 boy name
19795,200295,171#58 boy name
19805,214295,185#62 boy name
19814,822344,788#64 boy name
19824,540274,513#68 boy name
19834,211314,180#69 boy name
19844,176344,142#71 boy name
19854,057354,022#76 boy name
19863,776163,760#83 boy name
19873,826243,802#85 boy name
19883,684313,653#88 boy name
19893,712173,695#92 boy name
19903,557133,544
19913,165103,155
19922,63452,629
19932,473122,461
19942,16552,160
19951,94601,946
19961,79651,791
19971,58501,585
19981,40201,402
19991,28801,288
20001,17301,173
20011,08101,081
20029520952
20039760976
20048046798
20058210821
20068220822
20077550755
20086870687
20095860586
20105330533
20115030503
20124500450
20134880488
20144520452

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 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Douglas" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 57 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 2,614 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 desire, your thoughts do aspire.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

G is for generous, your giving nature.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

S is for success, in all you will do.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 south east? 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.

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Douglas Adams

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

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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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Douglas Fairbanks

Douglas Fairbanks is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1899 to 1934. Douglas was born in 1883 as Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman in Denver, Colorado.

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Past life for Douglas born Dec 30, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

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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