When Lorena Dunn was born on 6 October 1883, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States, her father, James Hamilton Dunn, was 18 and her mother, Julia Ann Wilkinson, was 20. She married Lafayette Young on 29 December 1903, in Grangeville, Idaho, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Orchard Mesa, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Fruita, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1950. She died on 22 August 1970, in Fruita, Gunnison, Colorado, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fruita, Gunnison, Colorado, United States.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .
English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).
Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .
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