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Boy Name: Dunbar

Name: Dunbar
Pronunciation: \d(u)-nbar, dun-bar\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: castle headland
Origin: Gaelic
Similar Names: Danar, Finbar
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1136


Dunbar \d(u)-nbar, dun-bar\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dunbar is "castle headland".

Similar baby names are Danar and Finbar.


Dunbar is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1136 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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