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Doug

First Name
22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
103
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Doug

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

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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Douglas.

Notable Persons Named Doug

Doug Jones is an actor. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Doug was born on May 24th, 1960 in Indianapolis.

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Doug Stanhope is a black comedy, ribaldry, political satire, insult comedy, and observational comedy comedian. Doug was given the name Douglas Gene Stanhope on March 25th, 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Doug Hutchison is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Doug was given the name Douglas Anthony Hutchison on May 26th, 1960 in Dover, Delaware, United States.

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Doug Flutie is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 2005. Doug was born on October 23rd, 1962 in Manchester, Maryland.

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Doug Liman is a film director, producer, and film producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1994. Doug was given the name Douglas Eric Liman on July 24th, 1965 in New York City.

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Doug McClure was an actor. He was most active from 1956 to 1995. Doug was given the name Douglas Osborne McClure on May 11th, 1935 in Glendale, California, U.S. He breathed his last breath on February 5th, 1995.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Doug

Doug E. Doug is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and film director. His ongoing career started in 1990. Doug was given the name Douglas Bourne on January 7th, 1970 in Brooklyn.

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How popular is the baby name Doug in the U.S.?

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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 11 0 11
1931 11 0 11
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 311 0 311
1947 377 0 377
1948 324 0 324
1949 254 0 254
1950 182 0 182
1951 142 0 142
1952 111 0 111
1953 133 0 133
1954 179 0 179
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 1,712 0 1,712
1961 1,808 0 1,808
1962 1,846 0 1,846
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 255 0 255
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 69 0 69
1981 64 0 64
1982 40 0 40
1983 50 0 50
1984 26 0 26
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

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Popularity of Doug as a first name

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Common last names for Doug

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Doug U.S.
  White 65.05% 64.26%
  African American 17.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Doug

People with the last name Doug are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Doug

  • How Popular is the name Doug? Doug is the 1,575th most popular name of all time. As a last name Doug was the 157,234th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Doug have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,463 babies born with the first name Doug in the United States. That's more than enough people named Doug to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Doug? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Doug first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Doug is Tuesday, March 12th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Doug born? The highest recorded use of the first name Doug was in 1962 with a total of 1,846 babies. That's a lot of babies named Doug!
  • Random Doug Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Doug ranks 100th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 42 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Doug: Your name in reverse order is Guod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dogu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Doug? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 103 people with the last name Doug.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Doug? Doug is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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