Douglas: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Douglas

Of Scottish origin, meaning “black water,” which is a spot-on description of what color your little Douglas’s bathwater will be after a long day of playing outside.

Nicknames:

Doug, Dougie.

Famous people named Douglas:

Actors Douglas Booth and Douglas Fairbanks; comedian Douglas "Doug" Benson; Nobel Prize winner Douglas Osheroff; WWII General Douglas MacArthur; novelist Douglas Adams.

Fun facts:

Kids of the nineties will remember the antics of Doug Funnie, the main character in Nickelodeon's animated series "Doug."

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