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What does Duran mean?

Duran \d(u)-ran\ as a boys' name. Duran's roots are French and Latin, and Duran means "firm, enduring". Duran is a variant of Durand (French, Latin).


Duran has 4 different forms via Durand: Dante, Durant, Durante and Durrant.


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)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Duran and affiliated names. The only prominent varying form of Duran (#unlisted) is Dante (#314 a year ago). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the year 1997 (usage of 0.8%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.686%, down 14.3%). Dante (#314) is the most fashionable boy name here, with this name having a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dante in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Duran is alike in pronunciation to Daran, Daren, Darian, Darin, Daron, Darran, Daryn, Deron, Doran, Dorian, Doron, Dorran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Doram and Dugan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Duran.