Dougal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Scottish Gaelic Dubhgall, from dubh (black) + gall (stranger).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dougal

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1960 Muriel Spark, The Ballad of Peckham Rye, New Directions Publishing, 1999, page 68-69
    'Just call me Dougal,' said Dougal.
    'Douglas,' she said, pronouncing it 'Dooglass'.
    'No, Dougal - Douglas is my surname.'
    'Oh, Dougal Douglas. Dougal's the first name.'