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"DU" baby names beginning or starting with Du- are used more often as masculine names.

These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.0364%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.017%, 53.4%), but with names like Duncan, Durward, Dusty, Dudley and Duwayne becoming somewhat dated. Duke (#666) and Dustin (#434) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, and there is a revival in baby name popularity for Duke. Durr (top 3%) and Duty (5%) are familiar Du- last names.

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Page 1/2 of 32 Du- grouped names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Du- names: Duane, Dudley, Duke, Duncan, Duwayne

[Durland] Form of Derland 1 From Old English language. "Land with deer." Durlandda, Durlandday and Durlanddo are kreatif variations.

[Durwin, .. 7 more] Var. of Derwin 2 Based on Old English word. "Gifted friend; dear friend." Unique. Durwin (cf. Dalvwin) has the unusual -win suffix. See also Dorrin. ..

[Dugal, Dugald, Dugall, .. 2 more] Var. of Dougal 3 Root fr. Celtic element. "Dark stranger." Not Top 1000 names.

[Dugaid, .. 2 more] Var. of Douglas 4 Derivative of Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Black river." Outside Top 1000.

Duane [Duante, Duayne, Duwain, Duwaine, Duwayne, .. 5 more] 5 Derivative of Irish, Gaelic language. "Dark, swarthy." Not Top 1000 names.

Duarte [Duardo] 6 From Spanish, Old English words. "Wealthy guard." Outside Top 1000. ..

Dudley 7 Based on Old English. "People's field." Rare, with the androgynous-sounding -ley suffix like Dunnley. See also Dunley.

Duff [Duffey, Duffie, Duffy] 8 Derivative of Gaelic element. "Swarthy." Not in popularity charts.

Dugan [Duggan, .. 3 more] 9 Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Dark, swarthy." Rare, with the -gan ending for Dugan, Duggan like Dargan.

Duke 10 Based on Latin. "Leader." Popular, with the unusual -ke ending like Deryke. See also Dace. ..

Dumont 11 Source fr. French language. "Of the mountain." Unique, with the androgynous -nt suffix like Durrant. See also Damonte.

Dunbar 12 Source fr. Gaelic. "Castle headland." Not Top 1000 name.

Duncan [Dunc, Dunn] 13 Root fr. Scottish, Gaelic. "Dark warrior; brown fighter." Listed in Top 1000.

Dundee 14 Based on Gaelic language. "Fort on the Tay." Unique, with the -ee suffix like Dorsee.

Dunham 15 Stems fr. Gaelic language. "Brown man." Not in Top 1000. See also Denham.

Dunley [Dunlea, Dunleigh, Dunlie, Dunly, Dunnleigh, Dunnlea, Dunnley] 16 Derived fr. Old English. "Meadow with the hill." Unique, with the androgynous -ley ending for Dunley, Dunnley like Dailey.

Dunlop 17 From Scottish, Gaelic. "Muddy hill." Not in Top 1000.

Dunmore 18 Based on Scottish, Gaelic. "Big fortress on the hill." Uncommon. Dunmore (cf. Dondre) has the common -re suffix.

Dunn [Dunne] 19 From Gaelic word. "Brown." Unusual, with the androgynous -nn suffix for Dunn like Davonn. ..

Dunstan [Dunsten, Dunstin, Dunston] 20 Origin fr. Old English. "Brown stone; brown hill with stones." Unique, with the unconventional androgynous -stan suffix for Dunstan like Drostan.

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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for Du- names for boys.

Derland - Dunstan
Derland [Durland], Derwin [Durwin], Dougal [Dugal, Dugald, Dugall], Douglas [Dugaid], Duane [Duante, Duayne, Duwain, Duwaine, Duwayne], Duarte [Duardo], Dudley, Duff [Duffy, Duffey, Duffie], Dugan [Duggan], Duke, Dumont, Dunbar, Duncan [Dunc, Dunn], Dundee, Dunham, Dunley [Dunly, Dunlea, Dunlie, Dunnley, Dunnlea, Dunleigh, Dunnleigh], Dunlop, Dunmore, Dunn [Dunne], Dunstan [Dunsten, Dunstin, Dunston]

Dunton - Marmaduke
Dunton, Durand [Duran, Durant, Durante, Durrant], Durbin, Dureau [Durell, Durrell], Durward, Durwin [Durwyn], Duryea, Dustin [Dusty, Dustan, Dusten, Duston, Dustyn], Duvall [Duval], Dwayne [Duane, Duwain, Duwayne], Edward [Duarte], Marmaduke [Duke]