When Lanisa Dunn was born in 1856, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Larkin Dunn, was 45 and her mother, Catherine Jackson, was 39. She lived in Johnson, Tennessee, United States in 1870.
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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