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Donna Meaning


What does Donna mean?

The name Donna is of English and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Donna is "world ruler".

It is also of Italian origin, where its meaning is "lady".

Donna is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Do-nna.

The Given Name Donna

Donna is a form of Donald. See Donald for further details.

Donna is quite an enchanting name and a welcome find.

This great little girl name has a natural a positive vibe.

Wrap it up and take it home, Donna may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Donna Reed, and Donna Summer.

Donna Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,567 in baby name popularity for girls with 137 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,711 in baby name popularity for girls with 124 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Donna sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Donna Name Popularity Page.

Donna Related Names

Donna is a form of Donald.

Variants of the name Donna include Dona.

The name Ladonna is a form of Donna.

Famous Donnas

  • Donna ~ 1 hurricane
  • Donna Reed ~ Actress
  • Donna Summer ~ Pop Musician

Donna Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Donna.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Donna Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Donna in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Donna.

Just for fun, see the name Donna in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Donna in Nautical Flags page.