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Name Donald

Meaning:ruler of the worldTools:

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About the name Donald in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English, Scottish
Diminutives:Donnie
Short forms:Don
US 2012 rank:#400     ... 398:Braydon, 399:Izaiah, 400:Donald, 401:Albert, 402:Raul ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Donal, Donalda, Ronald, Donagh, Donat, DonĂ¡t, Donata, Donato, Roald, Ronaldo     Details
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About Donald/Donalda, the group of names with the same origin as Donald

Meaning/translation:ruler of the world
Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin, male:Anglicised form of the Scottish-Gaelic name Domhnall
 known from the powerful Scottish clan of the Macdonalds
Words:dubno = the world  Celtic
 val = to rule  Celtic
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Variants' top ranks:18:Donald England+Wales 1934,  92:Donal Ireland 1999,  148:Don USA 1960-1969,  457:Donnie USA 1980-1989,  785:Donnell USA 1990-1999
Somehow related to:Donna
Old/original forms:Domhnall Celtic
Name variants:Donalda, Donella, Don, Donal, Donald, Donnell, Donnie   Sortable list   Details
Popularity:

Popularity lists that contain the name Donald

SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1964 99,  1954 64,  1944 53,  1934 181924 29,  1914 41,  1904 51
USA decades1990-1999 125,  1980-1989 67,  1970-1979 42,  1960-1969 25
USA yearly2012 400,  2011 376,  2010 377,  2009 364,  2008 331,  2007 322,  2006 303,  2005 289,  2004 264,  2003 252,  2002 255,  2001 236,  2000 218,  1999 195,  1998 180,  1997 173,  1996 157,  1995 154,  1994 132
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