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Doug - Meaning of Doug

What does Doug mean?

[ 1 syll. dou(g), do-ug ] The baby boy name Doug is pronounced DahG †. Doug's language of origin is Celtic and Scottish, and it is predominantly used in Scottish and English.

Doug is a Scottish shortening of Dougal (English, Irish, and Scottish).

Doug is also a shortening of Douglas (English and Scottish).

See also the related category celtic.

Doug is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1962, 0.088% of baby boys were named Doug. Its ranking then was #171. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is of only very light use now. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly related to Doug, Douglas was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Doug include Dug (Scottish), Dace (English), Dache, Dack (English), Dacks, Daeg, Dag (Scandinavian), Dagg, Dagge, Dak, Daksh (Indian), Das, Dash, Dashe, Dashee, Daug, Dauk, Dauke, Dawes, and Dawk.

† Pronunciation for Doug: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)"


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