US Popularity:8514
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.

Dune Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Dune is currently #8514 in U.S. births
Boy:Dune is currently #4611 in U.S. births
Girl:Dune is currently #15751 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 15751
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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