Duke Name Meaning and Origin

Duke is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Duke means “A Leader Of Men”.


Duke Origin:

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.





Variations or similar 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




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