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What does Dunc mean?

Dunc Pronunciation of Dunc [dunc] as a boys' name. Dunc means "dark warrior; brown fighter". Dunc is an alternate form of Duncan (Scottish, Gaelic): a royal name in early Scotland.

Associated with: dark, warrior, brown.


1 alternative form via Duncan: Dunn.

Creative forms:
(male) Dainc, Denc, ..

(female) Dunci, Dune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dunc Bowen (D.B.), ..

How popular is Dunc?

Dunc is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Dunc is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Dunc (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 is Duncan (#793 the previous year). This form of Dunc was at the top of its popularity 2 decades ago and is now significantly less common. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dan, Dana, Dane, Dani, Dann, Den, Dene, Dino, Don, Donn, Duane, Duff, Duke, Dunly (see Dunley), Dunne and Linc. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dunc.

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