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)
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.See names in meaning and etymology.