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What does Dougal mean?

Dougal Pronunciation of Dougal as a boys' name is of Celtic origin, and the meaning of Dougal is "dark stranger".

ASSOCIATED WITH Do-, -al, dark


VARIANTS Doyle, Dougall, Dugal, Dugald, Dugall




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How popular is Dougal?

Dougal is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#37094 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Doyle is the only popular related form of Dougal (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). This form of Dougal was at the apex of its popularity in the 1930s (#208), but now, Doyle has gone out of style. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Doyle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dougal and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Conal, Connal, Cowal, Dagan, Dal, Danal, Daneal, Danial, Danyal, Dargan, Darral, Deegan, Deshal (see Deshan), Deval, Doan, Dodge, Dolan, Donal, Donald, Donau, Donell, Donnan, Donnel, Dontae, Dontay, Donzel, Doogan, Doram, Doran, Dorian, Doriel, Dorran, Dorrel, Doug, Dougan, Douggan (see Dugan), Douglas, Douglass, Dowan, Drugi, Dugaid, Dugan, Duggan, Duran, Duval, Duvall, Fergal, Gopal, Jomal, Jubal, Loyal, Magal, Mcdougal, Norval, Ronal, Royal and Tobal. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dougal.

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