Doug

Doug - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Doug appeared on the charts for the first time in 1932 on position #1606. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Doug and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Doug? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Doug. The baby boy name Doug was given to 6 baby boys in 1991, ranking #2812 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 312,134 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Doug peaked in popularity 57 years ago in 1962 on position 171.



Famous with this name

Doug Jones
Doug Liman
Doug Miro


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Doug is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Doug is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #1,348 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,348.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Doug is where you live.


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Doug origin and meaning

Doug is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Doug, pop culture references for the name Doug and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Doug

We've found the following names that sound similar to Doug, sorted by popularity.

Diego / Dick / Dax / Dickie / Dock / Duke / Desi / Dash / Doyce / Daisy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19912812
19872323
19862530
19831696
19822327
19811424
19801354
1979993
19781390
19771061
1976822
1975741
1974650
1973575
1972495
1971447
1970387
1969349
1968311
1967291
1966282
1965227
1964199
1963174
1962171
1961173
1960182
1959179
1958201
1957253
1956365
1955492
1954574
1953637
1952773
1951601
1950525
1949420
1948378
1947358
1946369
1945411
1944436
1943417
1942417
1941739
1940694
1939691
1938987
19371523
19361284
19351564
19321606

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas1348

Even more about Doug


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Doug a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Doug?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1962
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Doug
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 312,134
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1932
1991 births +6

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