Dungate Surname Origin
(Origin English) Dweller at 1. the Hill Gate or Opening [Old English dun, a hill + geat]. 2. the Dung-Gate or Drain [East English dung-gate, a drain or sewer; Old English dung, dung + geat, an opening or passage].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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