English, Latin
A leader of men
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Duke is related to the Old French “duc”, itself derived from the Latin words “dux” or “ducis” which means a leader of men. It is believed that the term was used as a nickname before being transferred to use as a first name.

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Duke Carmel - baseball player
Duke Fergerson - football player
Duke Ellington - musician
Duke Hogue - basketball player
Duke Robinson - football player
Duke Simpson - baseball player

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