Dun Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dunn. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch dun ‘thin’.

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

Similar surnames: Duin, Dul, Dunn, Kan, Pan, Jun, Due, Dung, Don, Din

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Dun Family Origin

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Dun Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dun. A less common occupation for the Dun family was Keeping House. The most common Dun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Dun's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Dun Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Dun Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Dun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Dun in 1963 was 76, and 79 in 2003.

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