Dunay Name Meaning

Hungarian: habitational name for someone who lived in a settlement on the Danube river (Hungarian Duna). In some cases the name may simply be ornamental. Ukrainian: see Dunaj 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Dunaj 2. Possibly an Americanized spelling of the unexplained French surname Duné or Dunet, a habitational name from a place in Indre so named, from Gallic dunum ‘hill’, later ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Duray, Dunaj, Dubay, Dulay, Dunham, Duman, Turay, Duty, Denby, Denny

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Dunay Family Origin

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Dunay Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Dunay occupation in the USA was Grocer. 100% of Dunay's were Grocers.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Dunay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dunay in 1947 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunay

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