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Meaning of Dugan

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The name Dugan has the following meaning:

"Dark" or "swarthy" in Irish. Also thought to be of English origin meaning "worthy".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Dugan is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Dugan in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Dugan is pronounced as dew-gun


Dugan originates from the Irish language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Dugan and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dugan: Boys - Ayden, Cason, Finn, Kevon, Kieran, Shaun, Girls - Arely, Brynn, Ciara, Derval, Duvessa, Sina, Sinead, Both genders - Shawn


Popular Variants for the name Dugan: Doogan, Doogand, Doogen, Doogend, Dougan, Dougand, Douggan, Douggand, Dug (Nickname), Dugen, Dugg (Nickname), Duggan, Duggand, Duggy (Nickname)


We think the name Dugan should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dugan to be: handsome and affable

In one word, you might describe Dugan as a(n) "handsome" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Dugan (or its variants) are:

Dennis Dugan , born on 5 September, a famous actor. Dennis Dugan 's background: Born in 1946, he is an American actor, film and television director best known for his partnership with comedic actor Adam Sandler. He made his acting debut in 1968 and has acted in and directed many shows in his career.

Jeffery Stephen Dugan , born on 8 April, a famous footballer. Jeffery Stephen Dugan 's background: Born in 1981, he is a football player who made his debut for the Minnesota Vikings in the National Football League in 2004. Currently still playing for them, he has been spending his off-season pursuing his MBA at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.
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