Meaning and name origin
Donal \d(o)-nal\ as a boy's name is of Scottish and Irish origin, and the meaning of Donal is "world mighty; brown-haired fighter". Donal is a variant of Donnell (Scottish, Irish): also used as a variant of Donald. See also Donald.
Donal is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Donal for boys. Donal reached its highest rank of #764 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Donal and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Donald (#418), Donnell, Donell and Donal. (2014 statistics).
Donal▼ is also pronounced similarly to Danal, Daneal, Danial▼, Danil and Danyal. Other suggested similar baby names are Conal, Denali, Donau and Ronal. These names tend to be more commonly used than Donal.