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Dunstan meaning and name origin

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.

Popularity of Dunstan

Dunstan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#20932 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Dunstan
Popularity of Dunstan