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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhghlas, which meant "dark river" from dubh "dark" and glais "water, river" (an archaic word related to glas "grey, green"). This is the name of various places in Scotland, such as a tributary of the River Clyde.

Related Names


dark, Frasier characters, water
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute