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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

Fun Facts about the name Duane

  • How many people with the first name Duane have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 115,645 babies born with the first name Duane in the United States. That's more than enough people named Duane to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Duane? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Duane first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Duane is Sunday, December 11th, 1825.
  • What year had the most people named Duane born? The highest recorded use of the first name Duane was in 1959 with a total of 2,964 babies. That's a lot of babies named Duane!
  • Random Duane Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Duane ranks 30th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 76 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Duane: Your name in reverse order is Enaud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eadnu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Duane? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,698 people with the last name Duane.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Duane? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Duane as their last name since less than 1 person in 172k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Duane as a first name

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Popularity of Duane as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Duane U.S.
  White 87.57% 64.26%
  African American 2.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Duane

People with the last name Duane are most frequently White

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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.

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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.

Anglicized form of the Irish name Dubhán, from dubh (“black, dark”).

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons With the Name Duane

Duane Allman

Duane Allman was a southern rock, blues, blues rock, jam band, soul music, rock music, and jazz musician. He plays Gibson Les Paul, Gibson SG, Fender Stratocaster, and Gibson ES-335. He was most prominent from 1961 to 1971. Duane was given the name Howard Duane Allman on November 20th, 1946 in Nashville, Tennessee, US. Duane is also known as Skydog. He died on October 29th, 1971.

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Duane "Dog" Chapman

Duane "Dog" Chapman is a bounty hunter, bail bondsman, celebrity, and television personality. His career lasted from 1953 to 2015. Duane was given the name Duane Lee Chapman on February 2nd, 1953 in Denver.

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Duane Eddy

Duane Eddy is a rock, roll, and rockabilly musician. He plays Gretsch. He was most active from 1954 to present. Duane was born on April 26th, 1938 in Corning, New York, United States.

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Duane Martin

Duane Martin is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to 1990. Duane was born on August 11th, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Duane Ludwig

Duane Ludwig is a martial artist. Duane was born on August 4th, 1978 in Denver.

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Duane Jones

Duane Jones was an actor, director, and teacher. He was most prominent from 1968 to 1988. Duane was given the name Duane L. Jones on February 2nd, 1937. Duane is also known as Duane L. Jones. He left this life on July 22nd, 1988.

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  • Duane Allen
    (singing)
  • Duane Peters
    (musician)
  • Duane Kuiper
    (baseball player)
  • Duane W. Martin
    (important somebody)
  • Duane Brown
    (football player)
  • Duane D. Hackney
    (military person)
  • Duane Denison
    (musician)
  • Duane Vermeulen
    (notable somebody)
  • Duane Whitaker
    (actor)
  • Duane R. Bushey
    (military person)
  • Duane Edgar Graveline
    (flight surgeon)
  • Duane Solomon
    (famous somebody)
  • Duane Edgar Dewey
    (military person)
  • Duane Akina
    (noteworthy individual)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Duane

Diane Duane

Diane Duane is a science fiction, fantasy, and animation writer. Diane was born on May 18th, 1952 in New York City, U.S.

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James Duane

James Duane was a 44. His career lasted from 1789 to 1794. James was born on February 6th, 1733 in New York City, Province of New York. He breathed his last breath on February 1st, 1797.

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Thomas K. Duane

Thomas K. Duane is a Member of the New York City Council from the 3rd district and Member of theNew York City Councilfrom the 3rd district. Thomas was born on January 30th, 1955.

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William John Duane

William John Duane was an office holder. William was born on May 9th, 1780 in Clonmel. He passed away on September 27th, 1865.

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James C. Duane

James C. Duane is a military person. His military service ended in 1888.

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Alexander Duane

Alexander Duane was an influential person. Alexander was born on September 1st, 1858. He left this life on June 10th, 1926.

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What does the name Duane mean?

Dis for dream, your beacon ahead.

Uis for understanding, you show for others.

Ais for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Eis for eager, let's get started!

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