Other Origin(s):Dutch, German, Scottish
Meaning:Sand hill
Dune is a gender-neutral name of French origin, borrowing from Dutch and German roots. Dune means “sand hill,” referring to the lofty mounds of sand that have been swept and piled by the wind. Dune inspires imagery of a dreamy desert landscape and may remind you of the epic sci-fi franchise Dune created by American author Frank Herbert. Dune is also a Scottish surname historically borne by people from Dun, a settlement in Scotland. An earthy name that comes drenched in sunlight during the day and tickled by starlight at night, Dune is a blissful choice.
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