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What does Dunn mean?

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

Associated with: gaelic, brown.


Dunn has 1 variant: Dunne.

Affiliated boy name: Duncan.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Denn, Dinn, ..

(female) Dude, Dunna, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the boy name Dunn and related names. Duncan (#797 in 2014) is the only popular related form of Dunn (not in Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Dunn was well-received among parents 2 decades ago and is now much lower, with Duncan becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Duncan in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Dunn is pronounced similarly to Dain, Dajuan, Dan, Dane, Dann, Dean, Deen, Den, Dene, Deon, Deonn, Dewonn, Dewuan, Deyn, Deyon, Dion, Doan, Doane, Don, Donn, Donne, Dowan, Duane, Duwain and Dwain. Other recommended names are Benn, Conn, Dana, Dani, Danno, Danny, Danon, Denny, Dino, Donny, Duff, Dugan, Duke, Dunc, Dunly (see Dunley), Dunton, Duran, Eann, Fenn, Finn, Fynn, Guinn, Gunn, Jonn, Kenn, Lenn, Linn, Lonn, Lunn, Lynn, Mann, Penn, Quinn, Ronn, Vann, Vonn, Winn, Wynn, Yann and Zann. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dunn.