Duke is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Duke means “A Leader Of Men”.
Origin of the name is: “English”
Duke is a Boy name.
The pronunciation of the name is: “DOOK”
Duke Name Meaning:
Duke is related to the Old French duc, itself derived from the Latin words dux or ducis which means a leader of men. It is believed that the term was used as a nickname before being transferred to use as a first name.
It is a Christian baby name.
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Famous people with this name:
(Edward) Duke Ellington, American jazz musician;
Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku, American Hawaiian surfer and Olympic swimmer;
Duke Calhoun, NFL football player;
Duke Uba Ihenacho, American NFL football player;
Duke Worne, American actor and director;
Edwin Donald “Duke” Snider, American baseball player;
Abdul “Duke” Fakir, American singer of The Four Tops ;
Duke Keaton, son of actress Diane Keaton;
Duke Kenneth Fluent, son of American actress Justine Bateman;
Duke Gaines (b. 2008), son of reality stars Chip and Joanna Gaines;
(Edward) Duke Rancic (b. 2012), son of TV personalities Giuliana and Bill Rancic