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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Donatella

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  • A submission from Zimbabwe says the name Donatella means "Beautiful" and is of Unknown origin.
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  1. A female given name, feminine diminutive form of Donato.

Notable Persons Named Donatella

Donatella Versace is a fashion designer. Donatella was born on May 2nd, 1955 in Reggio Calabria.


Donatella was born on September 15th, 1971 in Woodmere, New York.


Donatella Finocchiaro is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Donatella was born on November 16th, 1970 in Catania.


Donatella was born on July 8th, 1955.


Donatella Albano is a politician. Donatella was born on January 21st, 1958 in Bordighera.


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Popularity of Donatella as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Donatella

  • How Popular is the name Donatella? Donatella is the 25,205th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Donatella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 227 babies born with the first name Donatella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Donatella to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donatella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Donatella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donatella is Friday, November 30th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Donatella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donatella was in 2010 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Donatella Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Donatella is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Donatella: Your name in reverse order is Alletanod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Taednlloa. How do you pronounce that?

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