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Duane (girl)

What does Duane mean?

Duane Pronunciation of Duane [du-ane] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Duane) means "dark, swarthy". Duane is a version of Duana (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark (black).


Duane has 1 variant: Dwayne.

4 more alternative forms via Duana: Duayna, Duna, Dwana and Dwayna.

Creative forms:
(female) Duanel, Duney, ..

(male) Duan, Duen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Duane Adleigh (D.A.), ..

How popular is Duane?

Duane is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#14664 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Duane entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1561 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Duane name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Duane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Duane is pronounced similarly to Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dawn, Dawne, Dayann, Dayne, Deane, Deann, Deanne, Deeane, Deeann, Dene, Deonne, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dion, Dione, Dionne, Dowan, Duwan, Dwan, Dyan and Dyanne. Other suggested similar names are Alane, Blane, Dace, Dafne, Dale, Dana, Danae, Danea, Danee, Danet, Daney, Dani, Danie, Dany, Deana, Delane, Dhana, Diana, Duena, Dulce, Dyana, Dylane, Dzana, Elane, Eufane, Gunne, Ilane, Jane, Jeane, Joane, June, Lane, Liane, Luane, Luanne, Orane, Riane, Ryane, Shane, Suzane, Tiane and Zhane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Duane.

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