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Boy Name: Dunn

Name: Dunn
Pronunciation: \d(u)-nn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: brown
Origin: Gaelic
Related Names: Duncan
Sounds Like: Dann, Donn
Variant forms: Dunne
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 160


Dunn \d(u)-nn\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dunn is "brown". Writers Dominick and John Gregory Dunne.

Dunn has 1 variant form: Dunne.

For more information, see also the related name Duncan.

Baby names that sound like Dunn are Dann and Donn.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dunn.


Dunn is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#160 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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