Found 10 Records, 10 Photos and 4,812,170 Family Trees
Ready to discover your family story?
Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.
Surname meaning for "Douglas"
Scottish: habitational name from any of the various places called Douglas from their situation on a river named with Gaelic dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ + glas ‘stream’ (a derivative of glas ‘blue’). There are several localities in Scotland and Ireland so named, but the one from which the surname is derived in most if not all cases is 20 miles south of Glasgow, the original stronghold of the influential Douglas family and their retainers.