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Donnella

What does Donnella mean?

Donnella Pronunciation of Donnella [don-nel-la] as a girls' name has its root in Italian, and Donnella means "lady". Donnella is a variant form of Donna (Italian).

Associated with: lady (noble).

Variations

Donnella has 3 variants: Donalie, Donella and Donnalee.

7 more alternative forms via Donna: Donelle, Donetta, Donielle, Donnalyn, Donnell, Donnelle and Donnica.

Creative forms:
(female)

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Donnella Jacey (D.J.), ..

How popular is Donnella?

Donnella is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Donnella is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Donella, Donetta, Donielle, Donna (#1437 from current records) and Donnalee are the popular varying forms of Donnella (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Donnella was more pronounced among parents in the 1960s (median #1530) and is now much diminished (#1887, 99.7% less usage), with the form Donna becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donella, Donetta, Donielle, Donna, Donnalee in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Donnella and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Donnella is alike in pronunciation to Danella, Daniela, Daniella, Danniella and Danyella. Other suggested similar names are Agnella (see Agnes), Annelle, Bonnell, Cordella, Corella, Cornela, Cornelia, Cornella, Cornelya (see Cornelia), Corrella, Daanelle, Damalla, Danell, Danelley, Dangela, Daniele, Danila, Danille, Dannalee (see Danna), Dannelle, Dannielle, Danyell, Darnelle, Dawnyelle, Della, Dhanielle, Diella, Donalda, Donatila, Doneille, Donelda, Donell, Dorelia, Drucella, Fenella, Fynella, Gianella, Ginella, Janella, Jennelle, Jinella, Johnella, Johnelle, Jonell, Jonella, Jonelle, Jowella, Kordella, Korella, Kornelia, Kornelya, Linnell, Loella, Lorrella, Lynnelle, Moisella (see Moselle), Morella, Mosella, Noella, Novella, Onella, Prunella, Reinella, Robella, Rochella, Ronelle, Ronnelle, Rozella, Shanella and Shinella. These names tend to be more commonly used than Donnella.

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