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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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Factory Hand

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dun. The most common Dun occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Dun's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dun family was Factory Hand.

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Dun Historical Records

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Dun Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dun

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