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Boy Name: Donell

Name: Donell
Pronunciation: \d(o)-ne-ll\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Donell's also a girl name)
Meaning: world mighty; brown-haired fighter
Origin: Scottish
Sounds Like: Danell, Daneal, Donnelly, Donnel, Donal, Tynell
Similar Names: Dontell, Lonell, Ronell


Donell \d(o)-ne-ll\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Donell), is a variant of Donnell (Scottish, Irish), and the meaning of Donell is "world mighty; brown-haired fighter".

The baby name Donell sounds like Danell, Daneal, Donnelly, Donnel, Donal and Tynell. Other similar baby names are Dontell, Lonell and Ronell.


Donell is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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