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Gender: Male Origin of Duran: Music name

The name Duran is a boy's name of Italian origin. Duran and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplets (girls)".

From the experts:

The iconic rock group Duran Duran named themselves after the villain of the classic sci-fi movie "Barbarella," Dr. Durand Durand. One bit of free advice: if your last name is Duran, don't name your son Duran.

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Famous People Named Duran

Carolus-Duran, French painter

Pop Culture References for the name Duran

Duran Duran, rock band
Duran, villain in DC comics


thenamer007 Says:


So if Duran Duran named themselves after a villain, wouldn't this be a villain name and not a music name? I'm confused.