Don Name Meaning & Origin

Don

Pronunciation: DAHN (key)

Origin of the name Donald:

Anglicized form of the Gaelic Domhnall (world ruler), which is thought to be derived from the primitive Celtic Dumno-valo-s (world mighty). Alternatively, some believe the name to be derived from the Gaelic don (brown). Short: Don. Pet: Donny.

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