Domhnall Name Meaning & Origin
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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Domhnall is pronounced something like "DON-all". The "m" and the "h" are purely cosmetic as far as the English speaker is concerned.
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World rule (Gaelic)
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Domhnall Gleeson, an Irish actor who is quite well-known in his home country and gaining more recognition due to his recent role as Bill Weasley in the seventh Harry Potter film.
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