Dunlop Family History
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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
Similar surnames: Dunlap, Dundon, Dunmore, Dunton, Donlon, Dunkley, Dutton, Hanlon