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What does Duran mean?

Duran Pronunciation of Duran [du-ran] as a boys' name means "firm, enduring". Duran is a variant form of Durand (French, Latin).


3 different relations via Durand: Durant, Durante and Durrant.

Creative forms:
(male) Doaran, ..

(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?

with its source form and related boy names. 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 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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