Duane

Duane - A very unique male name



  Jun 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Duane, meaning swarthy, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #437. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Duane and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Duane? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Duane. The baby boy name Duane was given to 68 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1413 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 24,133 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Duane peaked in popularity 85 years ago in 1933 on position 103.



Famous with this name

Duane Sincerbox
Duane McLaughlin
Kelly Duane


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Duane is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Duane is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #641 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,891.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Duane is where you live.


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Duane origin and meaning

Duane is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means swarthy. To see famous people named Duane, pop culture references for the name Duane and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Duane

We've found the following names that sound similar to Duane, sorted by popularity.

Danny / Don / Dean / Dan / Dwayne / Damian / Donnie / Damon / Dana / Damien /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121413
20111337
20101392
20091403
20081204
20071184
20061183
20051182
20041075
20031159
2002940
2001947
2000933
1999820
1998770
1997768
1996692
1995687
1994651
1993638
1992589
1991564
1990540
1989478
1988457
1987441
1986405
1985341
1984345
1983347
1982329
1981316
1980287
1979257
1978246
1977208
1976207
1975206
1974185
1973173
1972156
1971167
1970162
1969156
1968145
1967139
1966140
1965135
1964130
1963130
1962134
1961132
1960127
1959127
1958136
1957136
1956127
1955135
1954136
1953132
1952132
1951130
1950137
1949139
1948140
1947136
1946142
1945139
1944136
1943138
1942135
1941133
1940136
1939119
1938116
1937115
1936110
1935105
1934104
1933103
1932106
1931107
1930120
1929138
1928140
1927146
1926161
1925168
1924178
1923190
1922208
1921239
1920255
1919307
1918326
1917391
1916356
1915380
1914497
1913541
1912437

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio641
Michigan722
New York853
Virginia1008
Pennsylvania1202
Florida1643
Texas1722
California1891

Even more about Duane


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Duane a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Duane?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1933
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Duane
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 24,133
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +68

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