Donnell - Meaning of Donnell
[ 2 syll. don-nel(l), do-nne-ll ] The baby boy name Donnell is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is DAAN-ehL †. Donnell is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Celtic origins.
Donnell is an English variant of the name Donald (English and Scottish).
Donnell is also a variant of the name Donnelly (English).
Donnell is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1975, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Donnell. It ranked at #488 then. The baby name has since experienced a marked fall in popularity, and is now of sporadic use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Donnell, Donald was the most popular in 2018. Donnell has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Donnell include Donnel, Dainely, Daneal, Daneil, Danel, Daniel, Daniele, Daniell, Danielle, Daniël, Daniil, Danil, Dannil, Danyell, Danyelle, Daynely, Deinioel, Deniel, Denlea, and Denlee.
† Pronunciation for Donnell: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"