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Boy Name: Dougal

Name: Dougal
Pronunciation: \do(u)-gal\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dark stranger
Origin: Celtic
Sounds Like: Dekel, Dekle
Variant forms: Doyle, Dougall, Dugal, Dugald, Dugall
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 24733


Dougal \do(u)-gal\ as a boy's name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Dougal is "dark stranger".

Dougal has 5 variant forms: Doyle, Dougall, Dugal, Dugald and Dugall.

Baby names that sound like Dougal are Dekel and Dekle.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dougal.


Dougal is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#24733 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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