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What does Dunne mean?

Dunne Pronunciation of Dunne [dunne] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the name Dunne means "brown". Dunne is an alternate spelling of Dunn (Gaelic): writers Dominick and John Gregory Dunne.

Associated with: gaelic, brown.


Creative forms:
(male) Tayne, Tonne, ..

(female) Dunde, Dunna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dunne Jakoby (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dunne?

Dunne is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#3745 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dunne has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dunne name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dunne is pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dane, Dann, Dayne, Dean, Deane, Deen, Den, Dene, Deon, Deonn, Deyn, Dion, Doan, Doane, Donn, Donne, Duane, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwaine, Dwane and Dwayne. Other suggested similar names are Benne, Burne, Danie, Dannel, Dannie, Danno, Danny, Dante, Daunte, Dennes, Dennet, Denney, Dennie, Denny, Donnel, Donnie, Donny, Donte, Duante, Duke, Dunc, Dundee, Dunlea, Dunley, Dunlie (see Dunley), Dunly (see Dunley), Dunnlea (see Dunley), Dunnley (see Dunley), Enne, Gunne, Janne, June, Lonne, Renne, Rune, Tune and Wynne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dunne.

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