Robert Dunn

Male1661–

Brief Life History of Robert

Robert Dunn was born in 1661.

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  • Robert Duun, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robt. Dunn, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Robert Dunn, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Name Meaning

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 .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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