Dunning Family History

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Dunning Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Perthshire, recorded in 1200 as Dunine and later as Dunyn, from Gaelic dùnan, a diminutive of dùn ‘fort’. English: patronymic from Dunn. Irish: variant of Downing.

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


Similar surnames: Denning, Downing, Dinning, Durning, Running, Gunning, Canning

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Dunning Family Origin

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Dunning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

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

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Dunning Historical Records

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Dunning Life Expectancy

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