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What does Duarte mean?

Duarte Pronunciation of Duarte [duarte] as a boys' name is pronounced d'-WAR-tay. It is of Spanish and Old English origin, and the meaning of Duarte is "wealthy guard". Variant of Edward.

Associated with: old english, wealthy, guard (defender).


Duarte has 1 variant: Duardo.

2 more alternative forms via Edward: Eduarde and Ewart.

Creative forms:
(male) Darte, Duarde, ..

(female) Duarde, Duardi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Duarte Alexavier (D.A.), ..

How popular is Duarte?

Duarte is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#997 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Edward (#158 from current records) and Ewart are the popular related forms of Duarte (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Duarte was widespread a century ago (median #1005) and is now significantly reduced (#1079, 93.6% less usage), with the form Edward becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edward, Ewart in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Duarte is pronounced similarly to Dart. Other suggested similar names are Arte, Dace, Dade, Dale, Dalle, Danie, Dantae, Dante, Dantel, Dar, Daran, Darbey, Darbie, Darby, Darcey, Dard, Darek, Darel, Daren, Daric, Dariel, Darien, Darin, Dario, Darko, Daron, Darrel, Darren, Darro, Darry, Darsey, Darton, Daryl, Daryle, Daunte, Dave, Davie, Daye, Dayle, Dayne, Deane, Deante, Deonte, Derrie, Devante, Diarmi, Dirke, Doane, Dore, Drake, Dre, Duane, Duante, Duayne, Duke, Dundee, Dunlie (see Dunley), Dunne, Dunsten, Duran, Durant, Durante, Duryea, Dusten, Duwaine, Dwaine, Dwane, Dwire, Eraste, Harte, Juste, Tayte, Waite and Wayte. These names tend to be more commonly used than Duarte.

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