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Donald meaning and name origin

Donald \d(o)-na-ld\ as a boy's name is pronounced DAHN-ald. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Donald is "great chief; world mighty". Donald is one of the clan names of Scotland. Linked nowadays to the cartoon duck created by Disney. Actors Donald Sutherland, Don Cheadle, Donal Logue; real estate tycoon Donald Trump; singer Donny Osmond.

Donald has 1 variant form: Donnell.

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Popularity of Donald

Donald is a very popular first name for men (#15 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2477 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Donald
Popularity of Donald