masculine Duncan

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scottish (gaelic)
Name Root:
Donn cath / donn chadh > Donnchadh
This name derives from the Scottish (Gaelic) “donn cath / donn chadh > Donnchadh,” meaning “brown warrior, dark warrior, dark head, brown-haired man.” Donnchadh mac Crìonain (Duncan I), “the Diseased, the Sick” was king of Scotland (Alba) from 1034 to 1040. He was the son of Crínán, hereditary lay abbot of Dunkeld, and Bethoc, daughter of King Malcolm II of Scotland (Máel Coluim mac Cináeda). Duncan MacLeod is a fictional character from the Highlander multiverse. Duncan MacLeod is An Immortal character portrayed by British actor Adrian Paul.



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gaelic (latinized)

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United States Ranking #924

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New Age Curiosities

Numerological Values: #3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number: #3
Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

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Color meaning: Yellow

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Notable People and Personalities

Duncan Atwood (born 1955), American Javelin Thrower
Duncan Bannatyne, Scottish Entrepreneur
Duncan Campbell Scott (1862-1947), Canadian Poet
Duncan Clark (athlete) (born 1915), Scottish Hammer Thrower
Duncan Coutts (born 1969), Canadian Bassist (our Lady Peace)
Duncan Edwards (1936–1958), English Football Player
Duncan Ferguson (footballer), Scottish Football Player
Duncan Goodhew, Britain Olympic Swimmer
Duncan Hunter, American Politician
Duncan James (born 1978), British Singer
Duncan Jones (born 1971), English film director
Duncan Keith, Canadian Ice Hockey Player
Duncan Kibet (born 1978), Kenyan Long-distance Runner
Duncan Mccue, Canadian Journalist
Duncan Morton Lindsay (1902-1972), Scottish Football Player
Duncan Pflaster (born 1973), American Playwright And Actor
Duncan Regehr, Canadian Stage, Film And Television Actor
Duncan Sheik, American Singer