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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Duffy

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Duffy

Duffy is a blue-eyed soul, pop music, soul music, and pop rock musician. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Duffy was given the name Amie Ann Duffy on June 23rd, 1984. Duffy is also known as Duffy.

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Duffy Daugherty was a college coach. Duffy was born on September 8th, 1915 in Susquehanna Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. He left this life on September 25th, 1987.

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Duffy Dyer is a baseball. Duffy was born on August 15th, 1945 in Dayton, Ohio.

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Duffy Power was a blues, rock, and roll singing. His most notable accomplishments were from 1959 to 2014. Duffy was given the name Raymond Leslie Howard on September 9th, 1941 in Fulham. He died on February 19th, 2014.

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Duffy Lewis was a baseball player. Duffy was born on April 18th, 1888 in San Francisco. He breathed his last breath on June 17th, 1979.

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Duffy Waldorf is a golf player.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Duffy

Dame Carol Ann Duffy is a writer. Dame was born on December 23rd, 1955 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Duffy is a blue-eyed soul, pop music, soul music, and pop rock musician. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Duffy was given the name Amie Ann Duffy on June 23rd, 1984. Duffy is also known as Duffy.

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Joseph was born on February 18th, 1988 in Donegal.

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Patrick Duffy is an actor, director, and television personality. He has been prominent since 1963. Patrick was born on March 17th, 1949 in Townsend, Montana, U.S.

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Sean was born on October 3rd, 1971 in Hayward, Wisconsin.

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Julia Duffy is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1972 to present. Julia was given the name Julia Margaret Hinds on June 27th, 1951 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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How popular is the baby name Duffy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1917 7 0 7
1918 7 0 7
1919 5 0 5
1920 6 0 6
1921 6 0 6
1922 9 0 9
1924 5 0 5
1925 7 0 7
1927 5 0 5
1928 9 0 9
1929 7 0 7
1930 5 0 5
1932 7 0 7
1936 6 0 6
1937 5 0 5
1941 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1944 10 0 10
1945 6 0 6
1946 8 0 8
1947 12 0 12
1948 12 0 12
1949 9 0 9
1950 14 0 14
1951 11 0 11
1952 12 0 12
1953 8 0 8
1954 15 0 15
1955 18 0 18
1956 15 0 15
1957 15 0 15
1958 21 5 16
1959 12 0 12
1961 26 5 21
1962 13 0 13
1963 10 0 10
1964 12 0 12
1965 13 0 13
1966 13 0 13
1967 8 0 8
1968 10 0 10
1969 22 0 22
1970 14 6 8
1971 9 0 9
1972 12 0 12
1973 16 0 16
1974 20 0 20
1975 20 0 20
1976 12 0 12
1977 15 0 15
1978 21 0 21
1980 6 0 6
1981 8 0 8
1982 11 0 11
1984 7 0 7
1991 7 0 7
1992 5 0 5
1994 6 0 6
1995 7 0 7
1998 5 0 5
2012 5 0 5

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Popularity of Duffy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Duffy U.S.
  White 90.71% 64.26%
  African American 4.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Duffy

People with the last name Duffy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Duffy

  • How Popular is the name Duffy? Duffy is the 13,942nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Duffy was the 892nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Duffy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 643 babies born with the first name Duffy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Duffy to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Duffy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Duffy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Duffy is Tuesday, November 18th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Duffy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Duffy was in 1969 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Duffy Factoid: According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Duffy is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1951.
  • Weird things about the name Duffy: Your name in reverse order is Yffud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yduff. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Duffy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 38,835 people with the last name Duffy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Duffy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Duffy as their last name.

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