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Meaning and name origin

Duffy \d(uf)-fy\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Duffy is "swarthy". Duffy is a variant of Duff (Gaelic): from the Gaelic "dubh", meaning "dark" as a personal characteristic.

Duffy has 2 variant forms: Duffey, Duffie.


Popularity

Duffy is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#889 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Duffy is also pronounced similarly to Daffy. Like Duffy, this name is not commonly used.

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