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What does Duna mean?

Duna Pronunciation of Duna [duna] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Duna is "dark, swarthy". Duna is a version of Duana (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark (black).


Duna has 3 variants: Duayna, Dwana and Dwayna.

1 more alternative form via Duana: Duane.

Creative forms:
(female) Dunai, Duni, ..

(male) Duan, Duno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Duna Avah (D.A.), ..

How popular is Duna?

Duna is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#76700 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Duna (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 is Duane. This form of Duna was favored in the 1930s (#1561). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Duna is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Danay, Danea, Danie, Dannah, Dannia, Danny, Dany, Dayna, Deenya, Dena, Denah, Deney, Denia, Denna, Deona, Dhanna, Diahna, Digna, Dina, Dinay, Diona, Dona, Donia and Donnay. Other suggested similar names are Agna, Aina, Aruna, Auina, Bena, Bina, Buna, Dada, Dama, Dane, Daya, Dea, Deja, Deka, Dene, Dita, Dola, Drea, Drina, Dumia, Dusa, Duwan, Elna, Ena, Erna, Etna, Euna, Fauna, Gunna, Hana, Jana, Jona, Kina, Lana, Lena, Lina, Luna, Mona, Muna, Nana, Nyna, Oona, Rona, Sana, Shuna, Tina, Vena, Vyna, Zana and Zyna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Duna.

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