Gender: Male Origin of Domhnall: Gaelic form of Donald

Domhnall Origin and Meaning

The name Domhnall is a boy's name of Gaelic origin.

Star Wars and Harry Potter actor Domhnall Gleeson put this Irish and Scottish name on the international map. It's got a particularly bedeviling Gaelic spelling, but pronunciation is close to Donald without the final d. Despite the appeal of the star, this one is going to be difficult to carry in the US.

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saoirse123 Says:


this is the irish and scottish version of Donald

mschull Says:


FYI, this is traditionally pronounced 'Donal', like 'tone-al'.

Zelliew Says:


Unfortunately I'm not familiar with that movie so it just looks awkward to me

ashbee Says:


The actor in About Time makes me like this name. It was such a sweet movie.