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pinWhat does Dunn mean?

Dunn /dunn/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dunn is "brown". Writers Dominick and John Gregory Dunne.


Dunn has 1 variant: Dunne.

Affiliated boy name: Duncan.

Kreatif forms: Didunn, Dunnde, Dunndi. [more]

pinHow popular is Dunn?

Dunn is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#185 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Dunn and related names. Duncan (#797 in 2014) is the only popular related form of Dunn (not in Top 1000). Adoption of this boy name reached its peak in 1997 (usage of 0.623%) and is now much lower (usage 0.203%, 67.4%), with Duncan becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Duncan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Duncan outside U.S.

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Dunn is pronounced similarly to Dain, Dan, Dane, Dann, Dean, Deen, Den, Dene, Deon, Deonn, Deyn, Dion, Doan, Don, Donn, Donne and Duane. Other recommended similar baby names are Dana, Dani, Danno, Danny, Denny, Dino, Donny, Dunc, Gunn and Lunn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dunn.