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What does Duston mean?

Duston Pronunciation of Duston [dus-ton] as a name for boys means "brave warrior; dusty area". Duston is a variant form of Dustin (Old German, Old English).

Associated with: brave, warrior.


Duston has 3 variants: Dustan, Dusten and Dustyn.

1 more related form via Dustin: Dusty.

Creative forms:
(male) Dusden, Dusgon, ..

(female) Dusdan, Dusrin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Duston Brandt (D.B.), ..

How popular is Duston?

Duston is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#45909 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Duston entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #1419 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Duston are Dustin (#505 the previous year), Dustyn, Dusty, Dustan and Dusten. These relations of Duston were popular as birth names 35 years ago (average #953) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1750, 95%), with forms like Dusty becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Duston, Dustan, Dusten, Dustin, Dusty, Dustyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Duston and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Duston is pronounced similarly to Destan, Destin and Deston. Other suggested similar names are Alston, Aston, Austen, Austin, Austyn, Boston, Burton, Button, Buxton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Daulton, Daxton, Dayton, Delton, Deshon, Dexton, Dunstan, Dunsten, Dunstin, Dunston, Dunton, Dyson, Easton, Elston, Eston, Fulton, Gaston, Houston, Huston, Hutton, Jeston, Justan, Justen, Justin, Justo, Justyn, Murton, Riston, Russton, Rustan, Rusten, Rustin, Ruston, Rustyn, Sutton and Weston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Duston.

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