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Dunstan

What does Dunstan mean?

Dunstan Pronunciation of Dunstan [dun-stan] as a boys' 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.

Associated with: old english, brown, hill (mountain), saint, monastery, england.

Variations

Dunstan has 3 variants: Dunsten, Dunstin and Dunston.

Creative forms:
(male) Dunson, Dunstano, ..

(female) Dunan, Dunstani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dunstan Stetson (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dunstan?

Dunstan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#20055 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Dunstan for boys. Dunstan has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bunyan, Dantae, Dantay, Danton, Darshan, Dasean, Daytan, Denman, Desean, Deshan, Destan, Destin, Deston, Donavan, Donnan, Donovan, Dontae, Dontay, Drostan, Dugan, Duggan, Dunbar, Duncan, Dunham, Dunlea, Dunn, Dunton, Duran, Dustan, Dusten, Dustin, Duston, Dusty, Dustyn, Eunan, Fintan, Gulshan, Justan, Kentan (see Kenton), Kristan, Quinntan, Quintan, Rustan, Thurstan, Tristan, Trystan, Wynstan, Wystan and Yucatan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dunstan.

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