Dunne Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dunn; this is the usual spelling of the Irish name. German (Dünne): nickname for a slender, skinny person, from Middle High German dünne ‘thin’. German (Dünne): habitational name, for example from Dünne near Herford, Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Dunner, Dunn, Senne, Dube, Bunde, Rinne, Kinne, Bunce, Ronne, Duke

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Dunne Family Origin

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Dunne Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Cooper

    2%
  • Iron Ore Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Dunne occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Dunne's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunne. A less common occupation for the Dunne family was Iron Ore Miner.

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Dunne Historical Records

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Dunne Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Dunne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dunne in 1945 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunne

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