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Origins Available: Irish, Scottish-Alt, Scottish



Multiple Origins for the Surname Dun


Scottish-Alt


Dun Early Origins



The surname Dun was first found in Angus (Gaelic: Aonghas), part of the Tayside region of northeastern Scotland, and present day Council Area of Angus, formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire, where the name is associated with the place named Dun.

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Dun Spelling Variations


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Dun Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dunn, Dunne, Dun, Dune and others.

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Dun Early History


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Dun Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dun research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1255, 1260, 1268, 1428, and 1467 are included under the topic Early Dun History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dun Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dun Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Dun Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dun In Ireland


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Dun In Ireland



Some of the Dun family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 102 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dun Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Peter Dun, who arrived in Virginia in 1622
  • William Dun, aged 16, arrived in St Christopher in 1633
  • John Dun, who landed in Maryland in 1675
  • Quintin Dun, who landed in New Jersey in 1685

Dun Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Dun, who landed in Carolina in 1705
  • Hickthrif Dun, who landed in Virginia in 1711
  • Darby Dun, who arrived in Virginia in 1719
  • Thomas Dun, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1720
  • Patrick Dun, who landed in Virginia in 1723
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dun Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Dun, who landed in New York in 1803

Dun Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Dun, aged 19, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Charlotte Jane"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dun (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dun (post 1700)



  • Edwin Dun (1848-1931), American diplomat, United States envoy to Japan (1892)
  • Angus Dun (1892-1971), noted United States clergyman and author
  • David Dun, American thriller writer
  • Dennis Dun (b. 1952), Chinese American actor
  • Len Dun (1916-1989), English footballer
  • Jeremy Dun (b. 1973), British author
  • Sir Patrick Dun (d. 1713), famous Irish physician, and president of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • Dmitri Dun (b. 1989), Ukrainian ice dancer
  • William Sutherland Dun (1868-1934), Australian palaeontologist, geologist and president of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Tan Dun (b. 1957), Chinese contemporary classical composer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dun Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dun Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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