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Donald meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Donald No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Celtic Scottish English
How to pronounce Donald dóna-ld What does my name mean?
Meanings: Ruler Of The World World Ruler Brown Stranger World Mighty Great Chief Great Celtic origin, meaning: world ruler. Widely known through the cartoon character Donald Duck Walt Disney. Namesakes: Donald Sutherland, Canadian actor.

Donald was ranked 450 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 9.49% from its previous ranking of 411 in 2015. Donald was ranked 936 in 2004 list of US girls name and dropped by 9.99% from its previous ranking of 851 in 1997.

Full form of Donald : Daredevil Obedient Naive Able Level-Headed Daring

Donald is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1186 in 2015. Only 311 people have Donald as their first name. Donald is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Donald was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 450 (0.015803% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 1415938 people wear Donald as their first name. Comes from Celtic "da and Noal" Means: "good and Christmas" Feast on July 15th. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Donald showcases in the charts. 0.391728% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Donald
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History of Donald

Donald is a happy husband and father of nine girls in Scotland in the seventh century. But after the death of his wife, he will not have the desire to marry them, because they all decided to be religious. Thus the house is transformed into a convent and the nuns are new vow of chastity, poverty and obedience, with the father abbot.

Expression number of Donald is 5.

Donald love adventure, excitement and freedom. Donald are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Donald are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Donald Arnald, Danald, Ddnald, Dereginald, Donald, Donnald, Fernald, Furnald, Kennald, Lonald, Macdonald, Mcdonald, Onald, Ranald, Raynald, Redginald, Regenald, Regginald, Reginald, RegionaldFamous people named Donald
Audrey McDonald in La dolce vita as Actress
Jacki MacDonald in Hey Hey, It's Saturday as
Lucy McDonald in Episode dated 8 July 2013 as
Laura Donaldson in Prodigal Father as Actress
Brittany McDonald in Barbie and the Secret Door as Actress
Fiona MacDonald in It's a Knockout as
Ruth McDonald in Watermark as Actress
Katherine MacDonald in Stranger Than Fiction as Actress
Seven McDonald in A Long Way Home as Actress
Robin McDonald in The One with All the Rugby as Actress
Donald Pleasence, actor,writer
Donald Sutherland, actor,producer
Donald D. Coleman, special effects
Donald B. Woodruff, art director
Donald Martin, writer,producer
Donald Brian, actor
Donald E. Thorin, cinematographer,assistant director
Donald Fagen, composer
Donald McAlpine, cinematographer,director
Donald M. Morgan, cinematographer
Donald Cook, actor
Donald Acree, actor
Donald Adams, actor
Donald Adams, actor
Donald Adams, actor
Donald Adams, producer
Names like Donald Don, Dona, Donabelle, Donaciana, Donaciano, Donae, Donagene, Donah, Donahue, Donail, Donajean, Donaji, Donal, Donald, Donalda, Donaldeen, Donaldina, Donaldine, Donaldo, Donaldson
Donald Namesakes Comments :Donald is a Scottish male name, derived from the Gaelic Domhnall, Proto-Celtic * Dumno valos-based elements * dumnos / dubnos "lower world", "world" and valos "the reigning prince, sovereign" . The female forms include Donalda, Donaldina, Donelda, Donella and Donny. The final -ald has replaced -al because of the attraction of the names of Germanic and Scandinavian people -ald. The Brythonic form in Old Welsh and Welsh is Dumngual Dyfnwal. Saint Donald, Ogilvy (Scotland) at the beginning of the eighth century, transformed the death of his wife, his home monastery and his nine daughters nuns. Is celebrated on 15 July. - Mona Torres
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Other variants of Donald :Domhnall Domnall Donal Dónal  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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