Dunne Surname Origin
(Anglo-Celtic and Celtic) 1. Of Dark-Brown Complexion [Middle English dun, Old English dun/dunn, Welsh dwn = Irish dunn, donn = Gaelic donn]. 2. Dweller at a Hill or Hill-Fort [Middle English dun, Old English dun, Gaelic and Irish dun = Welsh din].
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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