Infographic of Duncan name meaning, which is “The brown warrior,” from the Gaelic Donnchadh.
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Duncan Name Popularity

How popular is the name Duncan? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 775 18 0.0026%
1915 979 14 0.0015%
1916 753 31 0.0032%
1917 776 30 0.003%
1918 822 29 0.0027%
1919 1,115 12 0.0011%
1920 736 44 0.004%
1921 915 25 0.0022%
1922 932 23 0.0021%
1923 831 31 0.0028%
1924 814 35 0.003%
1925 726 44 0.0039%
1926 778 36 0.0033%
1927 957 21 0.0019%
1928 679 51 0.0048%
1929 737 38 0.0037%
1930 859 25 0.0024%
1931 923 19 0.0019%
1932 983 15 0.0015%
1933 752 30 0.0032%
1934 959 17 0.0018%
1935 723 35 0.0036%
1936 733 32 0.0033%
1937 692 38 0.0039%
1938 767 30 0.0029%
1939 728 32 0.0031%
1940 638 54 0.0051%
1941 624 57 0.0051%
1942 585 73 0.0058%
1943 616 68 0.0052%
1944 655 50 0.004%
1945 599 62 0.0051%
1946 651 58 0.0039%
1947 552 108 0.0065%
1948 612 77 0.0048%
1949 574 93 0.0058%
1950 574 97 0.006%
1951 640 77 0.0045%
1952 567 110 0.0063%
1953 632 85 0.0048%
1954 633 92 0.005%
1955 642 89 0.0048%
1956 600 114 0.006%
1957 544 157 0.0082%
1958 475 227 0.012%
1959 492 206 0.0108%
1960 583 136 0.0072%
1961 669 86 0.0046%
1962 642 97 0.0053%
1963 496 216 0.012%
1964 648 96 0.0055%
1965 677 77 0.0047%
1966 739 55 0.0035%
1967 839 37 0.0024%
1968 820 41 0.0027%
1969 855 41 0.0027%
1970 746 75 0.0047%
1971 902 40 0.0027%
1972 1,007 27 0.002%
1973 746 70 0.0054%
1974 911 40 0.0031%
1975 931 39 0.003%
1976 1,020 29 0.0023%
1977 1,267 17 0.0013%
1978 1,072 28 0.0021%
1979 1,273 19 0.0013%
1980 957 45 0.0031%
1981 980 42 0.0029%
1982 1,047 36 0.0024%
1983 839 62 0.0042%
1984 797 75 0.005%
1985 748 93 0.0061%
1986 749 96 0.0064%
1987 744 103 0.0067%
1988 755 110 0.0071%
1989 695 151 0.0094%
1990 763 130 0.0078%
1991 674 174 0.0107%
1992 666 193 0.0121%
1993 574 275 0.0176%
1994 517 340 0.0222%
1995 478 411 0.0273%
1996 436 480 0.0321%
1997 375 615 0.0416%
1998 387 605 0.0404%
1999 416 526 0.0351%
2000 453 489 0.032%
2001 472 467 0.031%
2002 494 427 0.0285%
2003 544 376 0.0247%
2004 565 357 0.0234%
2005 630 305 0.0199%
2006 656 305 0.0195%
2007 755 242 0.0153%
2008 719 274 0.0177%
2009 726 269 0.018%
2010 699 282 0.0196%
2011 782 229 0.0161%
2012 795 219 0.0154%
2013 806 212 0.0149%
2014 762 247 0.017%
2015 777 236 0.0162%
2016 794 228 0.0158%
2017 864 185 0.0133%
2018 863 183 0.0133%
2019 959 149 0.011%
2020 1,075 137 0.0108%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dunc

Dark warrior; brown fighter

Scottish

Dunn

Brown

Gaelic


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1 Comment

  1. It was the one we could all agree on! My husband’s family is all Scottish and we wanted something to honor that heritage.


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