What 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]
How 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)
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.