Name Element DUN

Type Word

Meaning & History

Celtic word meaning "hill, hill fort, citadel", later transmitted to Old English.
Given Name DescendantsFulton, Hamilton, Hayden, Landen, Landon, Landyn, Lyndon, Hadyn, Langdon, Lindon(English)
Surname DescendantsDowner, Fulton, Haden, Hamilton, Hayden, Landon, Langdon, Leon, Lindon, Lyndon, Lyon, Roydon(English) Léon, Lyon(French) Hamilton(Scottish)
Place Name DescendantsLugodunon(Ancient Celtic) Lugdunum(Ancient Roman) Foulden, Hamilton, Lyndon, Lyon, Lyons(English) Lyon(French) Lyon(German) Lione(Italian)
Same Spellingdūn
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