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833k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Donna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lady, Woman
  • #56 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Donna" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188017170
188115150
188219190
188321210
188422220
188526260
188629290
188739390
188837370
188941410
189033330
189137370
189243430
189342420
189444440
189544440
189640400
189753530
189852520
189952520
190081810
190153530
190255550
190378780
190461610
190559590
190684840
19071001000
190898980
19091231230
19101071070
19111491490
19122272270
19132672670
19142832830
19154834830
19166066060
19176526520
19187467460
19197747740
19209599590
19211,1121,1120
19221,3491,3490
19231,5781,5780
19242,1352,12510
19252,4342,4295
19263,0173,0098#90 girl name
19274,0003,9919#70 girl name
19284,4804,46614#61 girl name
19295,1555,13817#47 girl name
19306,0015,98021#37 girl name
19316,6216,59724#32 girl name
19327,3967,36432#29 girl name
19337,3907,35931#24 girl name
19347,9027,86636#23 girl name
19357,8237,79132#23 girl name
19367,9677,93136#22 girl name
19378,9228,88438#21 girl name
19389,7299,69633#20 girl name
19399,4019,36932#20 girl name
19409,2769,22947#23 girl name
194110,49310,44647#20 girl name
194213,03412,98450#20 girl name
194314,95614,91442#17 girl name
194415,22415,17351#17 girl name
194515,44215,39745#17 girl name
194619,82119,76754#13 girl name
194723,56323,51944#10 girl name
194822,08022,03446#11 girl name
194922,09822,05345#12 girl name
195021,66721,63037#13 girl name
195124,10424,07034#12 girl name
195223,75123,71635#13 girl name
195324,27324,22152#13 girl name
195427,47627,43145#11 girl name
195527,99327,93855#10 girl name
195629,90729,84463#10 girl name
195728,10828,04959#10 girl name
195826,99826,94454#10 girl name
195936,53236,46270#5 girl name
196034,21134,13378#5 girl name
196128,74028,66476#7 girl name
196225,79525,72471#7 girl name
196325,46725,39968#6 girl name
196423,86323,81251#7 girl name
196519,74819,69751#7 girl name
196617,07817,02949#12 girl name
196714,83814,78454#19 girl name
196812,80412,75747#24 girl name
196911,48011,45129#26 girl name
197010,0059,97035#32 girl name
19718,0458,01134#38 girl name
19726,3066,26640#45 girl name
19735,0805,06020#55 girl name
19744,3764,35422#67 girl name
19753,4413,42417#85 girl name
19763,0453,03213#93 girl name
19772,5952,58312
19782,4772,46215
19792,2082,19810
19802,0152,0105
19811,7091,7009
19821,5381,52711
19831,3891,37811
19841,1851,1805
19851,1951,1905
19869979907
19871,0301,0300
19881,0511,03912
19891,0009928
19908698618
19917397390
19926806800
19935875816
19946626620
19954934930
19964204200
19974224220
19984334330
19993733730
20003693690
20013553550
20023753750
20033233230
20043313310
20053053050
20063253250
20072592590
20082772770
20092612610
20102562560
20111991990
20121871870
20131731730
20141611610

Want to know about the populiarty of Donna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 832,504 babies born with the name Donna in the United States. That's more than enough Donnas to occupy the country of Guyana with an estimated population of 784,894 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Donna" was in 1959 with a total of 36,462 babies. (That's a lot of baby Donnas)

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Donna" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 132 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 959 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Donna" mean?

Donna (Latin): Lady, Woman

The name "Donna" is of Latin origin and it means "Lady, Woman". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 6 other names that are similar to this one.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Annod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oandn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Donna popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Donna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Donna

Donna Summer

Donna Summer is a singer, songwriter, and painter specializing in pop, disco, dance, and rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to 2012. Donna was born in 1948 as LaDonna Adrian Gaines in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas is an actress, singer, and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1956 to 2008. Donna was born in 1933 as Doris Smith in Pride, Louisiana, United States.

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Donna Karan

Donna Karan is a fashion designer. Donna was born in 1948 as Donna Ivy Faske in Queens, New York, United States.

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Donna Reed

Donna Reed is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1941 to 1985. Donna was born in 1921 as Donna Belle Mullenger in Denison, Iowa, U.S.

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Donna Dixon

Donna Dixon is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to 1997. Donna was born in 1957 as Donna Lynn Dixon in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.

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Donna Mills

Donna Mills is an actress and television producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1966 to present. Donna was born in 1942 as Donna Jean Miller in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Past life for Donna born May 21, 1932

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 700. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Donna

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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