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Doug Meaning


What does Doug mean?

The name Doug is of English origin.

The meaning of Doug is "dark water, black stream".

Doug is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Doug.

The Given Name Doug

Doug is a diminutive of Douglas. See Douglas for further details.

Doug is a unique and elegant name.

A name fit for a child full of grace and spirit, a little experimenter.

A delightful name that will be loved by parents.

Doug falls into the water name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Doug Atkins, Doug Bentley, and Doug Gilmour.

Doug Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 11,076 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 9,928 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Doug sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Doug Name Popularity Page.

Doug Related Names

Doug is a diminutive of Douglas.

Famous Dougs

  • Doug Atkins ~ Football Player
  • Doug Bentley ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Doug Gilmour ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Doug Harvey ~ Ice Hockey Player

Doug Numerology

What will your new littleDoug be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Doug are often giving and respected but most of all they are read more >>

Doug Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Doug in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Doug.

Just for fun, see the name Doug in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Doug in Nautical Flags page.