Donella
Origin/Usage
Gaelic, Scottish
Pronunciation
dah-NEHL-ə
Meaning
Ruler of the world
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Donella is a feminine form 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'.

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