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Duran

What does Duran mean?

Duran Pronunciation of Duran as a boys' name means "firm, enduring". Duran is a variant form of Durand (French, Latin): Dante is a contraction of Durant.

ASSOCIATED WITH Du-, -ran

Variations

OTHER FORMS VIA DURAND Durant, Durante, Durrant

CREATIVE FORMS
(male) Duan, ..

(female) Duan, ..


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Duran Izaiah (D.I.), ..

How popular is Duran?

Duran is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#434 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Duran entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #1392 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent varying form of Duran is Durand. Other variants, like Durante, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Duran was well-received among parents 35 years ago (MEDIAN #1696).



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Duran, Durand in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Duran is alike in pronunciation to Daren, Darien, Daron, Darran, Darren, Darrian, Darron, Darryan, Darwon, Darwyn, Daryn, Deron, Derren, Derrian, Derrin, Derwin, Derwyn, Doran, Dorian, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrin, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaran, Abran, Aran, Bran, Byran, Curran, Dagan, Daman, Dan, Dargan, Devan, Doan, Dolan, Doram, Dougan, Dray, Duane, Dugal, Dugan, Duggan, Duncan, Dunn, Dureau, Durland, Dustan, Duval, Duwain, Dylan, Efran, Eran, Euan, Eunan, Fran, Furman, Garan, Goran, Jaran, Jeran, Joran, Juan, Jurian, Kiran, Kyran, Lucan, Lukan, Odran, Orran, Taran, Teran and Toran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Duran.

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