What does Doug mean?
(male) Dodag, Dougi, ..
(female) Domi, Dony, .. Middle name pairings:
Doug Brent (D.B.), ..
How popular is Doug?
Doug is a very popular first name for men (#323 out of 1220, Top 26%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#95091 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Doug was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #221 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Douglas (#618 from recent data) is the only other prominent alternative form of Doug. These forms of Doug were popular with parents in the 1960s (adoption of 0.76%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 0.02%, 97% less), with versions like Doug becoming less trendy.
Doug▼ is pronounced similarly to Daeg and Dag. Other suggested similar names are Deus, Doan, Dod, Dodge, Dolf, Dom, Don▼, Donn, Dor, Dore, Dory, Dougal, Dougan, Dov, Dow, Dowe, Dru, Drud (see Andrew), Drue, Drugi and Shug. These names tend to be less commonly used than Doug.See names in meaning and etymology.