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What does Duffie mean?

Duffie Pronunciation of Duffie [duffie] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the name Duffie means "swarthy". Duffie is an alternate spelling of Duff (Gaelic): from the Gaelic "dubh".

ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, swarthy (dark)


VARIANTS Duffy, Duffey

(male) Defie, Dunfie, ..

(female) Dufa, Dufee, ..

Duffie Jairus (D.J.), ..

How popular is Duffie?

Duffie is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#15790 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Duff is the only popular varying form of Duffie (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Duffey, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Duffie reached its peak in the 1950s. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Duffie is alike in pronunciation to Daffy. Other recommended names are Alfie, Audie, Auggie, Augie, Buckie, Buddie, Burlie, Burnie, Busbie, Buzzie, Currie, Dabnie (see Dabney), Daffyd, Dandie, Danie, Dannie, Darbie, Davie, Delfin, Denlie, Dennie, Derbie, Derrie, Dewie, Dickie, Donnie, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Duane, Duante, Duarte, Duayne, Dugaid, Duke, Dundee, Dunlie (see Dunley), Dunne, Durbin, Durwin, Dustin, Duwain, Duwaine, Gussie, Hubie, Hughie, Humpie, Jeffie, Jeffrie, Murfie (see Murphy), Rudie, Sunnie and Tullie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Duffie.

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