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Dunn, NC -- U.S. city in North Carolina
Population (2000): 9196
Housing Units (2000): 4100
Land area (2000): 6.204497 sq. miles (16.069572 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 6.204497 sq. miles (16.069572 sq. km)
FIPS code: 18320
Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
Location: 35.310360 N, 78.610836 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 28334
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Dunn -- U.S. County in North Dakota
Population (2000): 3600
Housing Units (2000): 1965
Land area (2000): 2009.599398 sq. miles (5204.838326 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 72.645914 sq. miles (188.152045 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2082.245312 sq. miles (5392.990371 sq. km)
Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
Location: 47.299911 N, 102.567275 W
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Dunn, ND
Dunn County
Dunn County, ND
Dunn -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
Population (2000): 39858
Housing Units (2000): 15277
Land area (2000): 852.027080 sq. miles (2206.739914 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 11.886404 sq. miles (30.785645 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 863.913484 sq. miles (2237.525559 sq. km)
Located within: Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
Location: 44.948027 N, 91.897891 W
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Dunn County
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Wikipedia
Dunn

Dunn may refer to:

Places

  • Dunn, Indiana (extinct)
  • Dunn, North Carolina
  • Dunn, Texas
  • Dunn County, Wisconsin, county
  • Dunn, Dane County, Wisconsin, town
  • Dunn, Dunn County, Wisconsin, town

People

  • Dunn baronets, three baronetcies in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom
  • Dunn (bishop), an 8th-century English bishop
  • Dunn (surname), an English-language surname

Taxonomy

There are 2 different instances where the last name Dunn is used to give the authority behind names of species:

  • Emmett Reid Dunn (1894–1956), U. S. zoologist, mostly in the names of snakes, frogs etc. in the Americas
  • Stephen Troyte Dunn (1868–1938), British botanist, mostly in the names of plants in China

Other

  • Dunn Engineering, racecar makers
  • J. E. Dunn Construction Group, a construction company
  • Dunn Memorial Bridge in Albany, New York
Dunn (surname)

The surname Dunn has several different origins. In some cases it is an Anglicised form of the Irish surname Ó Duinn, meaning "grandson of Donn"; the Gaelic Donn was originally a byname, meaning "brown-haired" or "chieftain". Another origin of the surname Dunn is from the Middle Englishdunn, meaning "dark-coloured"; this name originated as a nickname for one with dark hair or skin. Another origin is from a habitative name, derived from Dun in Angus, Scotland; this place name is derived from the Scottish Gaelic dùn, meaning "fort". Another origin is from the Gaelic donn, meaning " brown". __NOTOC__

Dunn (bishop)

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Dunn was a medieval Bishop of Rochester. He was consecrated probably around 740. He died in 747.

Dunn (London cricketer)

Dunn (first name and dates unknown) was an English cricketer who played for London Cricket Club in first-class cricket during the 1730s. He was evidently a top order batsman.

Usage examples of "dunn".

And farther south than that, an attack by the Armys 5th Regimental Combat Team and a large portion of the 1st Marine Brigade had turned out to be, in Colonel Dunns opinion, even more of a Chinese fire drill.

Always before the Dunns had had it their own way, and his hatred was filled with frustration and disbelief.