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  1. dunningnoun

    Attempt to collect a debt.

    He asked his attorney to send her a dunning letter.

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  1. Dunning

    of Dun


  1. Dunning

    Dunning is a small village in Perth and Kinross in Scotland with a population of about 1,000. The village is built around the 12th-13th century former parish church of St. Serf, where the Dupplin Cross is displayed. The building was used in the filming of the Scottish film Complicity. It is in Strathearn, the valley of the River Earn, north of the Ochil Hills. It is just south of the A9, between Auchterarder and Perth. Dunning is steeped in history from the earliest days. There was an Iron Age fort on Dun Knock and a 1st-century Roman camp at Kincladie. The former is the probable origin of the name Dunning, ex Old Irish dúnán 'little fort'. Legend tells that Saint Serf killed a dragon here, and there is a thorn tree planted in Jacobite times as well as a monument to Maggie Wall, burnt as a witch in 1657. The Dunning Parish Historical Society web site includes St. Serf's Church graveyard survey and Dunning parish census records, both useful for genealogy research. The village was burned during the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion. The oldest surviving house dates from the 1730s.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dunning

    dun′ing, n. the process of browning and curing cod-fish.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dunning is ranked #3330 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dunning surname appeared 10,784 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Dunning.

    80.6% or 8,696 total occurrences were White.
    13.8% or 1,490 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 243 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 226 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 75 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 53 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dunning in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dunning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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