Duncan Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Duncan:
Anglicized form of the Gaelic Donnchadh, a Gaelic name composed of Old Celtic elements donn (brown) and chadh (warrior).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Dunc, Dunky, Dunny, Dunkster, Dunn, Duke, Dan, Duckie, Ducky
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Duncan I, king of Scotland.
Duncan Grant, Bloomsbury artist.
Duncan Sandys, British politician and son-in-law of Winston Churchill.
Duncan Sheik (born 18 November 1969), American Grammy- and Tony-winning singer-songwriter and composer.
Duncan James, English singer, actor, and presenter.
Duncan Jones, Film-maker and David Bowie's son.
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Duncan Quagmire, character in Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Duncan, Canadian cartoon character in Total Drama series.
Duncan, murdered king in Shakespeare's "Macbeth"
Duncan Idaho, a character in Frank Herbert's "Dune" series of books
Major Duncan Heyward was a British officer during the French & Indian War in the various movie versions based on the book "The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper.
"Duncan" is a Paul Simon song.