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Nickname(s)Don, Donnie, Donny

Donald is a masculine given name. It is pronounced [don-ld].[1] The name Donald has its roots in the Gaelic name Domhnall and is typically associated with masculinity. Its meaning, "ruler of the world" or "world mighty",[2] is derived from the Celtic words dumno, meaning "world," and val, meaning "rule." The name gained popularity thanks to the Scottish King Donald II, who was the grandson of King Alpin and became a legendary figure. This name was ranked #592 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[3]

Other common forms are Don, Donny and Donnie.

Famous Donalds[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

  • Don, a disamgiguation page

References[change | change source]

  1. "Definition of Donald |". Retrieved 2023-03-17.
  2. "Donald name Meaning and Origin". Retrieved 2023-03-17.
  3. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-03-17.