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Boy Name: Durand

Name: Durand
Pronunciation: \d(u)-ra-nd\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: firm, enduring
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Derwent, Tarrant, Trent
Variant forms: Dante, Duran, Durant, Durante, Durrant
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4423


Durand \d(u)-ra-nd\ as a boy's name is pronounced der-RAND. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Durand is "firm, enduring". Dante is an short form of Durant. 20th-century historians Will and Ariel Durant; American painter Asher Durand; entertainer Jimmy Durante.

Durand has 5 variant forms: Dante, Duran, Durant, Durante and Durrant.

Baby names that sound like Durand are Derwent, Tarrant and Trent.


Durand is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4423 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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