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What does Durand mean?

Durand Pronunciation of Durand [du-rand] as a boys' name is pronounced der-RAND. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Durand is "firm, enduring". Dante is a short form of Durant. 20th-century historians Will and Ariel Durant; American painter Asher Durand; entertainer Jimmy Durante.

Associated with: 20th century (modern).


Durand has 5 variants: Dante, Duran, Durant, Durante and Durrant.

Creative forms:
(male) Darrand, Dirand, ..

(female) Durandi, Durando, ..

Middle name pairings:
Durand Jaxyn (D.J.), ..

How popular is Durand?

Durand is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4096 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Durand was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1863 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Dante (#322 last year) and Duran are the prominent alternative forms of Durand listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Durand reached the height of their popularity in the year 1998 (average #1400) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1440, 36%).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arand, Arend, Arland, Arnd, Berend, Brand, Chand, Dagan, Dana, Dane, Dani, Darach, Daran, Dard, Dargan, Darold, Daron, Daryn, Dean, Deane, Delane, Delani, Delano, Derald, Derland, Devan, Devland, Doan, Doane, Donald, Doram, Doran, Dorian, Dorran, Draco, Drake, Drud (see Andrew), Duane, Duante, Duardo, Duayne, Dugaid, Dugal, Dugald, Dugan, Duggan, Dunc, Dunn, Dunne, Durbin, Dureau, Durell, Durland, Durward, Durwin, Durwyn, Duryea, Dustan, Duvall, Duwain, Duwayne, Dwane, Dylan, Erland, Farand, Farrand, Fernand, Ferrand, Harland, Land, Marland, Noland, Ormand, Roland and Ryland. These names tend to be more frequently used than Durand.