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Dunlop Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name a place near Kilmarnock named Dunlop, from Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + possibly lápach ‘muddy’. The traditional pronunciation places the stress on the second syllable, although nowadays it is usually placed on the first. Irish: variant of Dunleavy. Irish: Scottish surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Lapáin ‘descendant of Lapán’, a byname or from lápán ‘mire’, ‘dirt’ (used figuratively of a poor man) or ‘little paw’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunlap, Dundon, Dunmore, Dunton, Donlon, Dunkley, Dutton, Hanlon

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Dunlop Family Origin

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Dunlop Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Dunlop occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Dunlop's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunlop. A less common occupation for the Dunlop family was Grocer.

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