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Boy Name: Douglass

Name: Douglass
Pronunciation: \do(u)-gla-ss, doug-lass\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: black river
Origin: Scottish
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1115
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2594


Douglass \do(u)-gla-ss, doug-lass\ as a boy's name is a variant of Douglas (Scottish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Douglass is "black river".

Similar baby names are Dougal and Dougall.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Douglass.


Douglass is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1115 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2594 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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