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Duane

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 5 0 5
1887 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1893 8 0 8
1896 5 0 5
1897 5 0 5
1898 7 0 7
1899 5 0 5
1900 6 0 6
1902 6 0 6
1903 16 0 16
1904 12 0 12
1905 5 0 5
1906 11 0 11
1907 16 0 16
1908 11 0 11
1909 21 0 21
1910 26 0 26
1911 27 0 27
1912 74 0 74
1913 79 0 79
1914 120 6 114
1915 202 6 196
1916 223 8 215
1917 219 10 209
1918 310 7 303
1919 311 0 311
1920 461 6 455
1921 555 9 546
1922 625 0 625
1923 737 12 725
1924 836 20 816
1925 914 19 895
1926 978 15 963
1927 1,109 26 1,083
1928 1,227 16 1,211
1929 1,273 27 1,246
1930 1,542 22 1,520
1931 1,751 24 1,727
1932 1,726 17 1,709
1933 1,784 21 1,763
1934 1,858 21 1,837
1935 1,850 21 1,829
1936 1,746 21 1,725
1937 1,661 31 1,630
1938 1,646 31 1,615
1939 1,521 26 1,495
1940 1,412 25 1,387
1941 1,560 27 1,533
1942 1,647 27 1,620
1943 1,645 23 1,622
1944 1,579 17 1,562
1945 1,607 24 1,583
1946 1,732 21 1,711
1947 2,111 18 2,093
1948 1,974 10 1,964
1949 2,005 11 1,994
1950 1,983 19 1,964
1951 2,164 12 2,152
1952 2,234 8 2,226
1953 2,348 10 2,338
1954 2,335 14 2,321
1955 2,353 11 2,342
1956 2,614 16 2,598
1957 2,631 18 2,613
1958 2,620 8 2,612
1959 2,977 13 2,964
1960 2,967 15 2,952
1961 2,745 14 2,731
1962 2,619 14 2,605
1963 2,606 10 2,596
1964 2,543 17 2,526
1965 2,286 11 2,275
1966 2,131 14 2,117
1967 2,127 17 2,110
1968 1,974 10 1,964
1969 1,900 12 1,888
1970 1,792 19 1,773
1971 1,631 15 1,616
1972 1,692 14 1,678
1973 1,346 11 1,335
1974 1,210 8 1,202
1975 1,054 12 1,042
1976 1,053 0 1,053
1977 1,055 8 1,047
1978 837 0 837
1979 837 8 829
1980 726 6 720
1981 612 0 612
1982 596 0 596
1983 530 0 530
1984 552 0 552
1985 573 7 566
1986 457 5 452
1987 436 8 428
1988 390 0 390
1989 407 6 401
1990 357 0 357
1991 333 0 333
1992 325 0 325
1993 270 0 270
1994 259 0 259
1995 252 0 252
1996 236 0 236
1997 202 0 202
1998 206 0 206
1999 175 0 175
2000 183 0 183
2001 175 0 175
2002 176 0 176
2003 154 0 154
2004 160 0 160
2005 147 0 147
2006 150 0 150
2007 147 0 147
2008 158 0 158
2009 120 0 120
2010 128 0 128
2011 128 0 128
2012 128 0 128
2013 108 0 108
2014 100 0 100
2015 113 0 113

Want to know about the popularity of the Duane baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 115,645 babies born with the name Duane in the United States. That's more than enough Duanes to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Duane" was in 1959 with a total of 2,964 babies. (That's a lot of baby Duanes)

According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Duane" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 180 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1967. Across the entire United States a total of 2,127 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Duane" mean? The list below shows the origins of Duane as well as things modernly associated with the name Duane such as celebrities named Duane.

Origin and Meaning of Duane

The name "Duane" is of Irish origin, and it means "Little dark one". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Duane Martin

Duane Martin is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Duane was born in 1970 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Duane 'Dog' Chapman

Duane 'Dog' Chapman is a bounty hunterbail bondsmantelevision personality with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1988 to present. Duane was born in 1953 as Duane Lee Chapman in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Duane

Duane Allman
Duane Reade
Duane Syndrome
Duane Chapman
Duane Eddy
Duane Morris
Duane Street Hotel

Alternative Meanings

D is for dandy, a description of you!

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Your name in reverse order is "Enaud". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dneau". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Duane born Jan 8, 1956

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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