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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

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Dunlop Family Origin

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Dunlop Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunlop family was Farm Laborer. The most common Dunlop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Dunlop's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunlop.

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Dunlop Life Expectancy

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