What does Donal mean?
(male) Donan, Donley, ..
(female) Donala, .. Middle name pairings:
Donal Merrick (D.M.), ..
How popular is Donal?
Donal is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Donal is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Donal was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #678 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Donald (#441 via latest list), Donell and Donnell (#1866) are the popular varying forms of Donal rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Donal was at its peak during 1930-1939 (usage of 2.7%) and is now significantly lower, with versions like Donald becoming less in vogue.
Donal is pronounced similarly to Danal, Daneal, Danell, Danial, Daniel▼, Danil, Dannel, Danyal and Danyel. Other recommended names are Conal, Connal, Cowal, Dal, Dana▼, Danar, Denali, Deval, Doan, Dolan, Don▼, Donato, Donau, Donn, Donnan, Donne, Donny▼, Dontae, Dontay, Donte▼, Donzel, Doram, Doran, Dougal, Dowan, Dugal, Duval, Gopal, Jomal, Loyal, Ronal, Royal▲ and Tobal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Donal.See names in meaning and etymology.