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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DUN-ə-way  [key]
Other Forms FormsDonaway, Dunnaway, Donnaway, Dunway

Meaning & History

Originally indicated someone who came from the village and civil parish of Dunwich in Suffolk, England, derived from Old English dun meaning "hill" (or possibly dune meaning "valley") and weg meaning "way". A famous bearer is American actress Faye Dunaway (1941-).
Added 10/25/2021 by General9696
Edited 10/25/2021 by General9696