What does Donetta mean?
Donetta [donet-ta] as a girls' name is of Italian derivation, and Donetta means "world mighty; lady". Donetta is a version of Donalda (Scottish, Gaelic): feminine of Donald. Donetta is also a variation of Donna (Italian).
Donetta has 1 variant: Donita.Creative forms:
(female) Dondi, Donetie, ..
(male) Donday, Dondo, .. Middle name pairings:
Donetta Evelina (D.E.), ..
How popular is Donetta?
Donetta is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2756 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Donetta was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #1536 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Donetta appearing in the Top 2000 are Donna (#1437 last year), Donita, Donya, Donisha, Donia, Donella and Dona. Adoption of these forms of Donetta was at its apex in the 1960s (median #1372) and is now much less (#1929, ▼100%), with versions such as Dona becoming somewhat outmoded.
Donetta is pronounced similarly to Danita, Dawnetta, Denita, Dionetta and Donata. Other suggested similar names are Agnetta, Anetta, Annetta▼, Arnetta, Benetta, Cinetta, Coetta, Coletta, Concetta▼, Conetta, Coretta, Cosetta, Danet, Danette▼, Dannette, Dantea, Darnetta, Dawnette, Dennette, Detta, Dinitia, Domitia, Doretta, Dorette, Finetta, Ginetta, Inetta, Janetta, Jenetta, Joetta, Johnetta, Joletta, Jonetia, Jonetta, Jonette, Josetta, Kinetta, Koretta, Lanetta, Linetta, Loletta, Lonette, Loretta▼, Lunetta, Lynetta, Minetta, Ninetta, Ornetta (see Arnette), Renetta, Robetta (see Roberta), Ronette, Rosetta▼, Tonette, Vanetta, Venetta, Vinetta, Vynetta, Wanetta, Wyonetta (see Wyanet) and Zanetta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Donetta.See names in meaning and etymology.