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What does Duncan mean?

Duncan \d(u)-ncan, dun-can\ as a boys' name is pronounced DUN-kin. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Duncan is "dark warrior; brown fighter". A royal name in early Scotland. Literary: in Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Duncan is king of Scotland. Cabinet-maker Duncan Phyfe.


Variations

Duncan has 2 variants: Dunc and Dunn.


Popularity

Duncan is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#803 out of 1220, Top 66%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#203 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Duncan for boys. Duncan reached its highest position of #377 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is at #797 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Duncan name in U.S.

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

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