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What does Dugan mean?

Dugan Pronunciation of Dugan [dugan] as a boys' name is pronounced DOO-gen. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dugan is "dark, swarthy".

Associated with: irish.


Dugan has 4 variants: Doogan, Dougan, Douggan and Duggan.

Creative forms:
(male) Dugand, Dugani, ..

(female) Duda, Dugani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dugan Noam (D.N.), ..

How popular is Dugan?

Dugan is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1547 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dugan has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Dugan is pronounced similarly to Dagan, Dagon and Deegan. Other suggested similar names are Auban, Dagen, Dalan, Daman, Dan, Daran, Dargan, Dean, Devan, Dilan, Doan, Dolan, Doran, Dougal, Dowan, Duane, Dugaid, Dugal, Dugald, Dugall (see Dougal), Duncan, Dunn, Duran, Durand, Durant, Dustan, Duval, Duwain, Dylan, Eagan, Egan, Euan, Eunan, Fagan, Fegan, Hagan, Hogan, Juan, Juwan, Kagan, Kegan, Logan, Lucan, Lukan, Pagan, Regan, Rogan, Sagan, Suman and Tegan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dugan.

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