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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dunne

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dunne

Dominique Dunne was an actress. She was most prominent from 1979 to 1982. Dominique was given the name Dominique Ellen Dunne by her parent Dominick Dunne on November 23rd, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. She left this life on November 4th, 1982.


Griffin Dunne is an actor, producer, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to present. Griffin was given the name Thomas Griffin Dunne by his parent Dominick Dunne on June 8th, 1955 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Dominick was given the name Dominick John Dunne on October 29th, 1925 in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S. He breathed his last breath on August 26th, 2009.


Irene Dunne was an actress. She was most active from 1922 to 1962. Irene was given the name Irene Marie Dunn on December 20th, 1898 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. She breathed her last breath on September 4th, 1990.


Richard Dunne is a soccer player for the Home Farm F.C., Everton F.C., Manchester City F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Republic of Ireland national football B team, and Republic of Ireland national football team. Richard was born on September 21st, 1979 in Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland.


Christine was given the name Christine Ida Dunne on December 14th, 1888 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She breathed her last breath on December 8th, 1964.


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Popularity of Dunne as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dunne U.S.
  White 93.26% 64.26%
  African American 1.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.37% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dunne

People with the last name Dunne are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dunne

  • How Popular is the name Dunne? As a last name Dunne was the 3,974th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dunne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dunne is Monday, October 14th, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Dunne? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dunne. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dunne: Your name in reverse order is Ennud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Unend. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dunne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,941 people with the last name Dunne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dunne? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Dunne as their last name.

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