Duncan - Meaning Of Duncan, What Does Duncan Mean?

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Duncan Meaning


What does Duncan mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Duncan is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Duncan is "dark skinned warrior".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "brown warrior".

Duncan is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Dun-can.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 797 in baby name popularity for boys with 285 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Duncan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Duncan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Duncan to other names.

Duncan is a form of the name Donnchadh.

Duncan has the diminutive (nickname) Dunky.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Duncan Phyfe.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Duncan in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Duncan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Duncan in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Duncan Numerology page.

Duncan Numerology
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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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