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See also: douglas
- A habitational surname of Scottish origin.
- A male given name transferred from the surname.
- A place name or the name of a geographical feature, often given after a person:
- 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 1: Act IV, Scene V:
- The noble Scot, Lord Douglas, when he saw
- The fortune of the day quite turn'd from him
- The noble Percy slain, and all his men
- Upon the foot of fear, fled with the rest.
- 1756 John Home, Douglas: A Tragedy, Prologue
- Douglas, a name through all the world renown'd,
- A name that rouses like the trumpet's sound!
- 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.'
male given name
capital of the Isle of Man
- Douglas (in the Isle of Man)
- A male given name, equivalent to English Douglas