Name Element DŪNOM

Meaning & History

Celtic word meaning "rampart, hill fort, citadel" [1].

Related Items

Given Name DescendantsMerlin(Arthurian Romance) Marlin, Marlyn, Merlin, Merlyn(English) Myrddin(Welsh) Myrddin(Welsh Mythology)
Surname DescendantsDowner, Leon, Lyon, Lyons(English) Léon, Lyon(French)
Place Name DescendantsLugdunum(Ancient Roman) Moridunum(Brythonic) Lyon, Lyons(English) Lyon(French) Lugodunon(Gaulish) Lyon(German) Lione(Italian)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 108.
Entry added January 21, 2022