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Boy Name: Duff

Name: Duff
Pronunciation: \d(u)-ff\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: swarthy
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: Daffy, Davy, Davi, Dave, Daw, Dev, Dov, Dow
Variant forms: Duffey, Duffie, Duffy
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2163


Duff \d(u)-ff\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Duff is "swarthy". From the Gaelic "dubh", meaning "dark" as a personal characteristic.

Duff has 3 variant forms: Duffey, Duffie and Duffy.

Baby names that sound like Duff are Daffy, Davy, Davi, Dave, Daw, Dev, Dov and Dow.


Duff is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2163 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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