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What does Donya mean?

Donya /do-nya/ as a girls' name is of Italian origin, and Donya means "lady". Donya is an alternate spelling of Donna (Italian) with the suffix -ya.

Associated with: lady (noble)


Donya has 7 variants: Dahna, Dahnya, Dona, Donia, Donni, Donnie and Donny.

Donya has 6 more alternative forms via Donna: Donella, Donetta, Donica, Donisha, Donita and Donnica.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Deanya, Deinya, ..

(male) Donyale, Doony, ..

How popular is Donya?

Donya is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2835 out of 4276, Top 66%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Donya for girls. Donya was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #1589 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donya name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Donya outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of Donya and related names. Dona, Donella, Donetta, Donia, Donisha, Donita, Donna (#1407 in 2014) and Donnie are the popular alternative forms of Donya appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Donya were at the peak of their popularity 5 decades ago (average #1392) and have become much less conventional since (#1934, down 99.7%), with versions like Donnie becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donya, Dona, Donella, Donetta, Donia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donisha, Donita, Donna, Donnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Donya is alike in pronunciation to Dana, Danah, Danay, Danea, Dania, Danie, Danny, Dawna, Dayna, Deanna, Deena, Deionna, Dena, Denae, Denah, Denia, Diana, Digna, Dina, Dinah, Dinya, Diona, Duana, Dyna and Dynah. Other suggested similar names are Aanya, Aenya, Anya, Bronya, Dalya, Damya, Darya, Datya, Daya, Delya, Denys, Dobra, Docia, Doda, Dody, Dola, Doncia, Donika, Dora, Dorea, Dorma, Dory, Dorys, Dosha, Dosia, Dosya, Doura, Dova, Ennya, Fanya, Fenya, Genya, Ginya, Inya, Ionya, Joya, Kenya, Lenya, Manya, Panya, Roya, Sofya, Sondya, Sonya, Tanya, Tonnya, Tonya, Toya, Vinya and Zoyya (see Zoya). These names tend to be less commonly used than Donya.