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Duncan meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Duncan No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Scottish English Old Irish
How to pronounce Duncan du-ncan What does my name mean?
Meanings: Brown Warrior Dark-skinned Warrior Brown Fighter Helmeted old Scottish Gaelic name origin, meaning: brown warrior. Namesakes: I. Duncan, King of Scotland, known from William Shakespeare's tragedy "Macbeth".

Duncan was ranked 646 in 2016 boys names list in US and remain unchanged from its previous ranking in 2015. Duncan was ranked 961 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 11.36% from its previous ranking of 863 in 1996. Comes from the Celtic "and given chadn" Means "brown warrior" If Day May 19th. Duncan are voluntary and headstrong, hyperactive,Duncando not keep up. Duncan are perfectionists who like well done. From anxious temperament,Duncanare sometimes hesitant before an important decision to make. Friendly, talkative,Duncanseek contacts. These generous men who have a sense of family values. Their optimism helps them endure hardship.

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Duncan is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2010 and ranked 1442 in 2015. Only 1047 people have Duncan as their first name. Duncan is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Duncan was a very very popular first name for boy but is a rare first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 2015 and ranked 646 in 2016 in United States. Around 19227 people wear Duncan as their first name. Duncan is a very consistent name over the past 130 years. 0.005319% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Duncan
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1993487326
1994456388
1995430456
1996405505
1997352644
1998363641
1999381576
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Expression number of Duncan is 3.

Duncan are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Duncan are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Duncan possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with Duncan DuncanFamous people named Duncan
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Erica Lynn Duncan in The Apostle as Actress
Maggie Duncan in Over by Sunday as Actress
Elle Duncan in Ride Along as Actress
Sarah Duncan in Julia X as Actress
Kate Duncan in Iron Man 3 as Miscellaneous Crew
Carly Duncan in Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon as Producer
Tere Duncan in City Island as Costume Designer
Catharine Duncan in Shirley Valentine as Actress
Rebecca Duncan in The Fall as Costume and Wardrobe Department
Duncan Kennedy, writer
Names like Duncan Duna, Dunbar, Dunc, Duncan, Dunchan, Dundre, Dung, Dunia, Duniya, Dunk, Dunleah, Dunley, Dunn, Dunnagual, Dunnchad, Dunne, Dunnere, Dunnuca, Dunstan, Dunston
Duncan Namesakes Posts having Duncan: Comments :Duncan is a proper name of person English and Scottish men. It is a form anglicized the Gaelic name Donnchadh. It consists of bu ( "dark", "brown") combined with cath ( "Warrior") or by Ceann ( "head") ; It may then mean "brown warrior", "Dark Warrior" or "dark head". Variants of the name : Donnchad, Donnchadh, Donagh. - Nicola Gonser
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Other variants of Duncan :Donagh Donnchad Donnchadh  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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