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Origin of the name DUNA.
Etymology of the name DUNA.
Meaning of the baby name DUNA.


DUNA.  African Zulu name, derived from the vocabulary word duna, meaning "a procreator; a sire; headman; lord, master." (Zulu-English Dictionary, Colenso, 1905).  Cf. Dunanu.

    ióDUNA, n.  (Radically one with dana, dinwa, &c.  Allied to ituna.  Sis. ituna.  Suaheli and Nika bana.  Coinciding with buna, but specially with isibunu, genitals of females.  It is a designation of the genitals of males.)
    1.  A male; a procreator; a sire; a ruler of a large family; a lord or master;ó2. The male generation of beasts descending from the parent, the Sire.
    inóDUNA, n.  (See ióDuna.)  A signification of rank, something like lord-lieutenant; one who is next to the chief; a sire, minister, or secretary.
    isióDUNA, n. (See ióDuna.)  Department or class of sires; aristocracy; class of noblemen. (A Zulu-Kafir Dictionary, Dohne, 1857)


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