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Donnel

What does Donnel mean?

Donnel Pronunciation of Donnel [don-nel] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Donnel is "world mighty; brown-haired fighter". Donnel is an alternate spelling of Donnell (Scottish, Irish).

Associated with: mighty (strong), brown, fighter (warrior).

Variations

Donnel has 2 variants: Donal and Donell.

1 more related form via Donnell: Donnelly.

Creative forms:
(male) Dinel, Dotnel, ..

(female) Donlia, Donney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Donnel Larry (D.L.), ..

How popular is Donnel?

Donnel is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#63141 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Donnel (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Donnell (#1866 from current records), Donell and Donal. These relations of Donnel reached the apex of their popularity in the 1970s and are now much less widespread, with the version Donnell becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donal, Donell, Donnell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Donnel is alike in pronunciation to Danal, Daneal, Danell, Danial, Daniel, Daniele, Danil, Dannel, Danyal and Danyel. Other recommended names are Bonner, Connal, Connell, Conner, Cornel, Dantel, Darnel, Denley, Dennes, Dennet, Denney, Denzel, Doane, Donn, Donnan, Donne, Donnie, Donny, Donte, Dontell, Dontey, Donzel, Doriel, Dorrel, Dunlea, Dunley, Dunne, Dunnlea (see Dunley), Dunnley (see Dunley), Konner, Kornel, Lionnel, Lonne, Lonnell, Lyonnel, Montel, Ronel and Ronnell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Donnel.

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