Meaning and name origin
Donelle \d(o)-nelle, don(el)-le\ as a girl's name is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Donelle is "lady". Donelle is a variant of Denelle; modern name: perhaps a simple form of Danielle, or an elaboration of Nell. Also a variant of Donna (Italian): the original meaning is closer to "lady of the home".
Donelle is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Donelle and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Donna. (2014 statistics).
Donelle is also pronounced similarly to Daanelle, Danele, Danelle, Danielle, Danille, Dannelle, Danyelle and Dawnelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Danella, Danelley, Donalie, Doneille, Donella, Donnella, Dorelle, Jonelle and Ronelle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Donelle.