Pronunciation: \d(u)-ns-tan, dun-stan\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: brown stone; brown hill with stones
Variant forms: Dunsten, Dunstin, Dunston
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 20932
Dunstan \d(u)-ns-tan, dun-stan\ as a boy's name is pronounced DUN-sten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dunstan is "brown stone; brown hill with stones". Place name. Saint Dunstan (10th century) restored the monastery system in England after the devastating Viking raids of previous decades.
Dunstan has 3 variant forms: Dunsten, Dunstin and Dunston.
Dunstan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#20932 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)