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The name Duncan is of Scottish Gaelic origin, and means brown head.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Duncan has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Duncan
Use of the Name Duncan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
15,545 11,318 7,935 5,137 2,318 818 397
The table below indicates the number of times the name Duncan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Duncan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188054012  
188151112  
188255012  
188341618  
188462610  
188550714  
188655312  
188739618  
188851115  
188946916  
18906849  
189161210  
189244919  
189366810  
189468510  
189556214  
189655914  
18978068  
189861613  
189967410  
190058818  
19018817  
190270011  
190355716  
190457216  
190571312  
190677011  
190778212  
190871914  
1909    
191083014  
191161425  
191259946  
191365147  
191470354  
191570070  
191674667  
191775968  
191870680  
191975772  
192069786  
192176576  
192273880  
192378172  
192476277  
192569986  
192676072  
192789458  
192867588  
192975671  
193078167  
193178364  
193278266  
193378661  
193486553  
193575167  
193672968  
193771571  
193872970  
193973966  
194063688  
1941589102  
1942582114  
1943611106  
1944604103  
1945568114  
1946583121  
1947538157  
1948580131  
1949568140  
1950594131  
1951587138  
1952583142  
1953592147  
1954587158  
1955618144  
1956566179  
1957534209  
1958476279  
1959488257  
1960596172  
1961652145  
1962648142  
1963499259  
1964627153  
1965660126  
1966720107  
196779784  
196874799  
196979296  
1970713134  
197182895  
197287285  
1973727121  
197487085  
197590184  
197692981  
197797577  
197893486  
197996684  
198090797  
198197585  
198292294  
1983761129  
1984748134  
1985689164  
1986705162  
1987715162  
1988727168  
1989689209  
1990740189  
1991664233  
1992642258  
1993568326  
1994512388  
1995473456  
1996444505  
1997377644  
1998386639  
1999410575  
2000448528  
2001472500  
2002486472  
2003542421  
2004565397  
Totals:  15,545 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Duncan as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Duncan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 124 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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