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What does Durant mean?

Durant Pronunciation of Durant [du-rant] as a boys' name. The name Durant means "firm, enduring". Durant is an alternate spelling of Durand (French, Latin).


Durant has 2 variants: Durante and Durrant.

2 more relations via Durand: Dante and Duran.

Creative forms:
(male) Darrant, Derant, ..

(female) Dura, ..

Middle name pairings:
Durant Damari (D.D.), ..

How popular is Durant?

Durant is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#2811 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dante (#322 from recent data), Duran and Durand are the prominent alternative forms of Durant (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Durante, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Durant was more pronounced among parents in the year 1998 (average #1400) and is somewhat less today (#1440, 35.8% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Durant is alike in pronunciation to Derwent. Other recommended names are Brant, Brent, Bryant, Dalan, Daman, Damont, Dan, Dana, Dane, Dani, Dann, Daran, Dargan, Darran, Dart, Daryn, Dean, Deante, Delane, Delano, Derald, Derland, Dermot, Deron, Devan, Devante, Dilan, Doane, Dolan, Doran, Doron, Dougan, Dowan, Drago, Drake, Dray, Duane, Duante, Duarte, Dugaid, Dugal, Dugald, Dugall (see Dougal), Dugan, Duggan, Dumont, Duncan, Dunn, Dunne, Durbin, Durland, Durward, Durwin, Durwyn, Duryea, Duval, Duvall, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwane, Dylan, Farrant, Ferrant, Geraint, Gerant, Grant, Hunt, Jeraint (see Geraint), Jerant, Laurent, Lorant, Quent, Quint and Tarrant. These names tend to be more commonly used than Durant.