Duff - Meaning of Duff

What does Duff mean?

[ 1 syll. duf(f), du-ff ] The baby boy name Duff is pronounced DahF- †. Duff has its origins in the Celtic language and it is used largely in Scottish. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from the nickname for a person with dark features. It can also be used as a short form of various Gaelic names containing the element dubh (meaning 'dark, black').

In addition, Duff is a shortening of Duffy (English).

Variations of Duff include Duf, Duffe, Duffea, Duffee, Duffey, Duffi, and Duffie.

See also the related categories, dark, element, and celtic.

Duff is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Duff include Duf, Duffe, Dab, Dav, Dave, Deep, Dev, Div, Dob, Dobb, Dohv, Dov, Dove, Dub, Dabbie, Dabey, Dabi, Dabie, Daby, and Daffyd.

† English pronunciation for Duff: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"

A famous person named Duff is Duff Cooper, Politician, born Alfred Duff Cooper, 22 February 1890 - 1 January 1954.

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