What does Duran mean?
(male) Doaran, Duranne, ..
(female) Duan, Duranna, ..
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)
Shown below is the baby name history of Duran for boys. 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)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the boy name Duran and affiliated 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).
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.See names in meaning and etymology.