Meaning and Origin of: Dunnett

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from a diminutive of Dunn.
  • English : habitational name from Downhead in Somerset or Donhead in Wiltshire, both named from Old English dūn ‘hill’, ‘down’ + Old English hēafod ‘head’, ‘end’.
  • Scottish : habitational name from a place in Caithness.