Infographic of Donna name meaning, which is “The mistress of the house,” an Italian form based on the Latin domina, the feminine equivalent of dominus, a lord or master.
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Donna Name Popularity

How popular is the name Donna? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 457 42 0.0119%
1911 333 96 0.0258%
1912 305 182 0.0361%
1913 298 217 0.0383%
1914 312 242 0.0347%
1915 265 448 0.0493%
1916 247 586 0.0607%
1917 244 618 0.0618%
1918 233 710 0.0662%
1919 224 743 0.071%
1920 204 921 0.0828%
1921 189 1,081 0.0944%
1922 166 1,315 0.118%
1923 156 1,552 0.1386%
1924 131 2,106 0.1814%
1925 111 2,410 0.2132%
1926 90 2,980 0.2709%
1927 70 3,964 0.3581%
1928 61 4,448 0.4157%
1929 47 5,128 0.4951%
1930 37 5,954 0.57%
1931 32 6,581 0.6668%
1932 29 7,350 0.744%
1933 24 7,345 0.7884%
1934 23 7,863 0.8134%
1935 23 7,777 0.8003%
1936 22 7,924 0.8226%
1937 21 8,884 0.9016%
1938 20 9,686 0.9461%
1939 20 9,359 0.9201%
1940 23 9,230 0.8684%
1941 20 10,443 0.9279%
1942 20 12,985 1.0283%
1943 17 14,913 1.1423%
1944 17 15,174 1.2243%
1945 17 15,397 1.2625%
1946 13 19,769 1.3398%
1947 10 23,518 1.4089%
1948 11 22,030 1.38%
1949 12 22,057 1.3712%
1950 13 21,630 1.3434%
1951 12 24,074 1.4199%
1952 13 23,715 1.3586%
1953 13 24,227 1.3689%
1954 11 27,429 1.5005%
1955 10 27,943 1.5191%
1956 10 29,852 1.5806%
1957 10 28,042 1.4573%
1958 10 26,946 1.4258%
1959 5 36,467 1.9194%
1960 5 34,133 1.8015%
1961 7 28,670 1.5186%
1962 7 25,725 1.4012%
1963 6 25,398 1.4149%
1964 7 23,810 1.3527%
1965 7 19,698 1.2045%
1966 12 17,035 1.0911%
1967 19 14,781 0.974%
1968 24 12,753 0.8493%
1969 26 11,450 0.7432%
1970 32 9,969 0.6264%
1971 38 8,010 0.533%
1972 45 6,262 0.4598%
1973 55 5,059 0.3902%
1974 67 4,349 0.3346%
1975 85 3,421 0.2662%
1976 93 3,022 0.2345%
1977 113 2,568 0.1905%
1978 120 2,454 0.1825%
1979 131 2,190 0.1553%
1980 144 1,996 0.1365%
1981 167 1,681 0.1144%
1982 178 1,516 0.1014%
1983 194 1,340 0.0908%
1984 221 1,151 0.0774%
1985 217 1,168 0.077%
1986 259 959 0.0635%
1987 248 997 0.0653%
1988 251 1,006 0.0646%
1989 273 955 0.0592%
1990 316 833 0.0503%
1991 344 712 0.0437%
1992 374 645 0.0404%
1993 428 546 0.035%
1994 383 623 0.0406%
1995 497 456 0.0303%
1996 553 381 0.0254%
1997 555 378 0.0256%
1998 566 395 0.0264%
1999 631 330 0.022%
2000 674 305 0.02%
2001 722 289 0.0192%
2002 689 321 0.0214%
2003 753 282 0.0185%
2004 779 278 0.0182%
2005 827 260 0.017%
2006 825 277 0.0177%
2007 962 222 0.0141%
2008 936 235 0.0152%
2009 995 205 0.0137%
2010 969 202 0.014%
2011 1,177 137 0.0096%
2012 1,240 120 0.0084%
2013 1,272 114 0.008%
2014 1,341 98 0.0067%
2015 1,372 93 0.0064%
2016 1,719 53 0.0037%
2017 1,372 87 0.0062%
2018 1,541 63 0.0046%
2019 1,763 42 0.0031%
2020 1,720 66 0.0052%

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Names Like Donna

If you like Donna, you’ll love these other names like Donna.


What names are variants of Donna?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Donna.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dahna

Lady

Italian

Dahnya

Lady

Italian

Dona

Lady

Spanish

Donalie

Lady

Italian

Donella

Lady

Italian

Donelle

Lady

Italian

Donetta

World mighty; lady

Scottish

Donia

World mighty; lady

Scottish

Donica

Lady

Italian

Donielle

Lady

Italian

Donisha

Lady

Italian

Donita

World mighty; lady

Scottish

Donna-Marie

Lady

Italian

Donnalee

Lady

Italian

Donnalyn

Lady

Italian

Donnell

Lady

Italian

Donnella

Lady

Italian

Donnelle

Lady

Italian

Donni

Lady

Italian

Donnica

From Denmark; morning star; from Denmark; lady

Slavic

Donnie

Lady

Italian

Donnisse

Lady

Italian

Donny

Lady

Italian

Donya

Lady

Italian

Ladonna

Modern


What names sound like Donna?

If you like how Donna sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Donna.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Danna

English

Denna

Valley

English

Deonna

Valley; church leader

English

Dionna

English

Donnay

Greek


What names are similar to Donna?

Find a name that’s like Donna, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Stevonna

Modern


2 Comments

  1. Donna was the name of my nana. I named my daughter Donna after her!

  2. Donna was my nanas name so I gave the beautiful name to my daughter!


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