Don
Origin/Usage
Gaelic
Pronunciation
DAHN
Meaning
Ruler of the world
More info about the name "Don"

Don is a diminutive of Donald. Donald is derived from the Gaelic name Mac Domhnall which means “son of Domhnall”. The name Domhnall itself is derived from two words - “dubro” which means 'world' and “val” which means 'rule'.

Popularity of the Name Don
Famous Dons

Don Henley - musician
Don Hutson - football player
Don Johnson - actor
Don Maynard - football player
Don Rickles - actor
Don Sutton - baseball player

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