Duke is a masculine name of Latin origin that means "leader." Ideal for first-born sons or boys with strong personalities, Duke is a distinguished name brimming with regal charm and sophistication. In royal families, a duke is a formal title given to males next in line to kings and princes. With this name, baby Duke may be encouraged to live life on their own terms and conquer new challenges with courage and grace.

Famous People Named Duke

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  • Duke Ellington
    Composer, Musician
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