Dunnett Family History

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Dunnett Name Meaning

English: from a diminutive of Dunn. English: habitational name from Downhead in Somerset or Donhead in Wiltshire, both named from Old English dun ‘hill’, ‘down’ + Old English heafod ‘head’, ‘end’. Scottish: habitational name from a place in Caithness.

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


Similar surnames: Duckett, Gunnett, Kennett, Dunner, Dennett, Dunne, Burnett, Bennett

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Dunnett Family Origin

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Dunnett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dunnett family was Labourer. The most common Dunnett occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Dunnett's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunnett.

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Dunnett Historical Records

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Dunnett Life Expectancy

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