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Origin and popularity of the name DUCK

Origin

Duck : 1: English: variant of Duke.2: Irish: adoption of the English name (see 1 above) as an equivalent of Lohan (an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’) by mistranslation as if from lacha ‘duck’.3: North German (also Dück) and German (Dück): see Dueck.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 10,475 individuals with the name DUCK on Geneanet.

 

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    (231 individuals)
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    (212 individuals)
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    (188 individuals)

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