Don Name Meaning and Origin

Don is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Gaelic’ origin. The baby name Don means “Ruler Of The World”.


Don Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Gaelic”



Don is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “DAHN”


Don Name Meaning:

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’.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

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Famous people with this name:

Donald Frank “Don” Cheadle, American actor;

Donald Jay “Don” Rickles, American comedian;

Jesse Donald “Don” Knotts, American actor/comedian;

Donnie Wayne “Don” Johnson, American actor;

Isaac Donald “Don” Everly, American musician of The Everly Brothers;

Don “Half-Pint” Santos, American singer formerly of R&B group Immature;

Donald “Don” Tallon, Australian cricketer;

Donald Allan “Don” Dunstan, Australian politician;

Donald John “Don” Trump, Jr., businessman and son of U.S. President Donald Trump;

Donald Ray “Don” Williams, American country singer;

Donald Tai Loy “Don” Ho, American pop singer




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